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" An old clock, that had stood for fifty years in a farmer's kitchen, without giving its owner any cause of complaint, early one summer's morning, before the family was stirring, suddenly stopped. Upon this, the dial-plate (if we may credit the fable,)... "
The Wesleyan juvenile offering - Page 45
by Wesleyan Methodist missionary society - 1849
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The Popular Educator, Volumes 1-2; Volume 12

Geography - 1867
...visage or countenance had not i кое, pray who would, or who could, wear spectacles then ? С pon this the dial-plate (if we may credit the fable) changed countenance with alarm. To speak of nothing else, the arrival of the English in her father's «laminions must h;ive appeared...
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The Unitarian Miscellany and Christian Monitor, Volume 4

Jared Sparks, Francis William Pitt Greenwood - Unitarianism - 1828
...dictates of common sense. The Discontented Pendulum. From the Youth's Magazine, an English Publication. AN old clock that had stood for fifty years in a farmer's...fable) changed countenance with alarm; the hands made a vain effort to continue their course; the wheels remain14 ed motionless with surprise; the weights...
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The Manchester iris, Volume 2

1823
...old clock that had stood for fifty years in & farmer's kitchen, without giving its owner any i;ause of complaint, early one summer's morning before the...stopped. Upon this, the dial-plate (if we may credit the rabie) changed countenance with alarm ; the hands made a vain effort to continue their course ; фе...
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The American First Class Book, Or, Exercises in Reading and Recitation, Book 4

John Pierpont - Recitations - 1823 - 480 pages
...Indians of the Missouri, hearrived at the Fort. LESSON CXLI. The discontented pendulum YOUTH'S MAGAZINE. AN old clock that had stood for fifty years in a farmer's...fable,) changed countenance with alarm; the hands made a vain effort to continue their course ; the wheels remained motionless with surprise : the weights...
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The Christian Repository, Volume 4

Theology - 1824
...dictates of common sense. THE DISCONTENTED PENDULUM. From the Youth's Magazine, an English publication. An old clock that had stood for fifty years in a farmer's...fable) changed countenance with alarm ; the hands made a vain effort to continue their course ; the wheels remained motionless with surprise ; the weights...
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The Eclectic Review, Volume 22; Volume 40

Samuel Greatheed, Daniel Parken, Theophilus Williams, Josiah Conder, Thomas Price, Jonathan Edwards Ryland, Edwin Paxton Hood - English literature - 1824
...varied character. The first that we shall take, is of a sportive cast, • THE DISCONTENTED PENDULUM. 1 An old clock that had stood for fifty years in a farmer's...summer's morning, before the family Was stirring, suddenNr stopped. ' Upon this, the dial-plate (if we may credit the fable) changed countenance with...
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The every-day book, or, The guide to the year

William Hone - 1825
...will be found by the readers of the Every-Day Book. This is the tale. ; THE DISCONTENTED PENDULUM. " An old clock, that had stood for fifty years in a...fable,) changed countenance with alarm ; the hands made a vain effort to continue their course ; the wheels remained motionless with surprise ; the weights...
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The Every Day Book, Or, A Guide to the Year: Describing the ..., Volume 1

William Hone - 1826
...it will be found by the readers of me Every-Day Book. This is the tale. THE DISCONTENTED PENDULUM. 8 05 \P g &v fable,)changed countenance with alarm ; the hands made a vain effort to continue their course ; the...
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The Every-day Book: Or Everlasting Calendar of Popular Amusements, Sports ...

William Hone - Almanacs, English - 1826
...it will be found by the readers of the Every-Day Book. This is the tale. THE DISCONTENTED PENDULUM. An old clock, that had stood for fifty years in a...stirring, suddenly stopped. Upon this, the dial-plate (if we'may credit the fable,) changed countenance with alarm ; the hands made a vain effort to continue...
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Christian Gleaner and Domestic Magazine, Volume 3

Etiquette - 1826
...Contributions of QO" — Vol. II. p. 9.) . AN old clock that had stood for fifty years in a far* mer's kitchen without giving its owner any cause of complaint,...family was stirring, suddenly stopped. Upon this, the dial plate, (if we may credit the fable,) changed countenance with alarm : the hands made an ineffectual...
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