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" ... to attend one of his sermons, in the course of which I perceived he intended to finish with a collection, and I silently resolved he should get nothing from me. I had in my pocket a handful of copper money, three or four silver dollars, and five pistoles... "
The Percy anecdotes, by Sholto and Reuben Percy. (Eloquence). - Page 122
by Joseph Clinton Robertson - 1822
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 15

England - 1824
...of copper money, three or four silver dollars, and five pistoles in gold. As lie proceeded I began to soften, and concluded to give the copper ; another...wholly into the collector's dish, goldž and all.' " + Mr Winter relates a curious anecdote of his preaching at a maid- servant who had displeased him...
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Christian Herald and Seaman's Magazine, Volume 5

1818
...of copper money, three or four silver dollars, and five pistoles in gold ; as he proceeded I began to soften, and concluded to give the copper. Another...At this sermon there was also one of our club, who being of my sentiments respecting the building at Georgia, and suspecting a collection might be intended,...
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The Monthly Review

Ralph Griffiths, George Edward Griffiths - 1818
...of copper money, three or four silver dollars, and five pistoles in gold ; as he proceeded, I began to soften, and concluded to give the copper. Another...At this sermon there was also one of our club, who being of my sentiments respecting the building in Georgia, and suspecting a collection might be intended,...
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The British Review, and London Critical Journal, Volume 11

English literature - 1818
...of copper money, three or four silver dollars, and five pistoles in gold : as lie proceeded I began to soften, and concluded to give the copper. Another...At this sermon there was also one of our club, who being of my sentiments respecting the building in Georgia, and suspecting a collection might be intended,...
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Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Benjamin Franklin ...

Benjamin Franklin - Statesmen - 1818 - 449 pages
...handful of copper money, three or four silver dollars, and five pistoles in gold; as he proceeded I began to soften, and concluded to give the copper. Another...At this sermon there was also one of our club, who being of my sentiments respecting the building in Georgia, and suspecting a collection might be intended,...
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Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Benjamin Franklin ...

Benjamin Franklin - Philosophers - 1818
...pistoles in gold; as he proceeded I began to soften, and concluded to give the copper. Another ftroke of his oratory made me ashamed of that, and determined...At this sermon there was also one of our club, who being of my sentiments respecting the building in Georgia, and suspecting a collection might be intended,...
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The Analectic Magazine ...: Comprising Original Reviews ..., Volume 11

1818
...handful of copper-money, three or four silver dollars, and five pistoles in gold; as he proceeded I began to soften, and concluded to give the copper. Another stroke of his oratorymade me ashamed of that, and determined me to give the silver, and he finished B0 admirably,...
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The Life of Wesley: And the Rise and Progress of Methodism, Volume 2

Robert Southey - Methodism - 1820 - 622 pages
...handful of copper money, three or four silver dollars, and five pistoles in gold. As he proceeded 1 began to soften, and concluded to give the copper ; another...wholly into the collector's dish, gold * and all." No wonder that such a preacher should be admired and followed in a country where the habits of the...
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The Life of Wesley: And the Rise and Progress of Methodism, Volume 2

Robert Southey - Methodism - 1820 - 622 pages
...handful of copper money, three or four silver dollars, and five pistoles in gold. As he proceeded I began to soften, and concluded to give the copper ; another...wholly into the collector's dish, gold * and all." No wonder that such a preacher should be admired and followed in a country where the habits of the...
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The Life of Wesley: And the Rise and Progress of Methodism, Volumes 1-2

Robert Southey - Methodism - 1820
...animated, yet natural action, that it surpassed any tiling he ever saw or heard in any other preacher. stroke of his oratory made me ashamed of that, and...wholly into the collector's dish, gold* and all." No wonder that such a preacher should be admired and followed in a country where the habits of the...
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