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Works of the Late Dr. Benjamin Franklin: Consisting of His Life, Written by ... - Page 10
by Benjamin Franklin - 1794
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The Massachusetts magazine, or, Monthly museum

...what good things I might have bought with .the reft, of the money — and they laughed at me fomuch for my folly, that I cried with vexation ; and the reflection gave me more chagrirI than the Whijtle gave me pleaiure, This however was afterwards of ufe to me, the imprellion...
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Works of the Late Doctor Benjamin Franklin: Consisting of His Life Written ...

Benjamin Franklin - Electronic books - 1793
...for it as it was worth. This put me in mind what good things I might have bought with the reft of the money ; and they laughed at me fo much for my folly,...pleafure. This however was afterwards of ufe to me, the impreflion continuing on my mind ; fo that often, when I was tempted to buy fome unnecefiary thing,...
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Works of the Late Doctor Benjamin Franklin: Consisting of His Life, Written ...

Benjamin Franklin - Statesmen - 1793 - 303 pages
...the reft of the money ; and they laughed at me fo much for my folly, that I cried with vexation; aad the reflection gave me more chagrin than the whiftle...pleafure. This however was afterwards of ufe to me, the impreffion continuing on my mind ; fo that often, when I was tempted to buy fome unneceffary thing,...
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The New, general and complete weekly magazine; or, entertaining Mercury

...it as it was worth. This put me in mind of what good things I might have bought with the reft of the money ; and they laughed at me fo much for my folly,...pleafure. This, however, was afterwards of ufe to me, the impreffion continuing on my mind, fo that often, when I was tempted to buy fome unncceffary thing,...
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The Universalist's Miscellany, Or, Philanthropist's Museum, Volume 3

Universalism - 1799
...as it was worth./ This put me in mind how many good things I might have bought with the reft of the money; and they laughed at me fo much for my folly,...vexation; and the reflection gave me more chagrin than the whtftlt gave me pleafure. This, however, was afterwards of ufe to me, the imprelfion continuing on...
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The Spirit of the Public Journals: Being an Impartial Selection of ..., Volume 1

Stephen Jones, Charles Molloy Westmacott - English literature - 1799
...what good thing? I might have bought with the reft of the money ; and they laughed at me fomuch foi my folly, that I cried with vexation ; and the reflection gave me more chagrinethan the wb 'ijlle gave me pleafare. This, however, was afterwards of ufe to me, the impreffion...
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The American Preceptor: Being a New Selection of Lessons for Reading and ...

Caleb Bingham - Literature - 1801 - 228 pages
...mind of what good things I might have bought with the reft of the money. And they laughed at me To much for my folly, that I cried with vexation ; and the reflection gave me more .chagrin than the Whaftle gave me pleafure. 4_ ThiSi however, -was afterwards of ufe to me ; the impreiEbn continuing...
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The Spirit of the Public Journals: Being an Impartial Selection of ..., Volume 1

Stephen Jones, Charles Molloy Westmacott - English literature - 1802
...it as it was worth. This put me in mind of what good things I might have bought with the reft of the money ; and they laughed at me fo 'much for my folly,...pleafure. This, however, was afterwards of ufe to me, the im-. preffion continuing on my mind ; fo that often, when I was tempted to buy fome unneceflary thing,...
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An American Selection of Lessons in Reading and Speaking ...: To which are ...

Noah Webster - Readers - 1802 - 262 pages
...m'md of what good things.- 1 might have bought with the reft of the money. And they laughed at ine fo much for my folly that I cried with vexation ; and the reflection gave me M0r« chagrin than the Whiftle gare ftie-ple«fure. • :•.--•'• '-"•-- ' !*' 4. This, however,...
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The School of Wisdom

Readers - 1803 - 224 pages
...mind whot good things 1 might have bought with the reft of my money; and they laughed fo much at me for my folly, that I cried with vexation ; and the reflection gave me more chagrin than the vihiflfe gave me plcafure. This however was afterwards of ufe to me, the impreflion continuing in my...
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