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" I listened through curiosity to the discourse of these little creatures ; but as they, in their national vivacity, spoke three or four together, I could make but little of their conversation. I found, however, by some broken expressions that I heard now... "
The Essays, Humourous, Moral and Literary: Of the Late Benjamin Franklin - Page 17
by Benjamin Franklin - 1811 - 182 pages
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The Life of Benjamin Franklin: Written by Himself ; to which is Added His ...

Benjamin Franklin - 1855 - 375 pages
...to the discourse of these little creatures ; but as they, in their national vivacity, spoke three or four together, I could make but little of their conversation....disputing warmly on the merit of two foreign musicians, one a cousin, the other a muscheto; in which dispute they spent their time, seeming as regardless of...
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Cyclopaedia of American literature, by E. A. and G. L ..., Volume 1; Volume 62

Evert Augustus Duyckinck - 1855
...the discourse of these little creature« ; but as they, in their national vivacity, spoke three or four together, I could make but little of their conversation....disputing warmly on the merit of two foreign musicians, one a cousin, the other a mabchtln ; in which dispute they spent their time, seemingly as regardless...
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Cyclopaedia of American Literature: Embracing Personal and ..., Volume 1, Part 1

Evert Augustus Duyckinck, George Long Duyckinck - American literature - 1855
...application to the study of little creatures; but as they, in their national vivacity, spoke three or four together, I could make but little of their conversation. I found, however, uy some broken expression! that I heard now and then, they were disputing warmly on the merit of two...
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Cyclopaedia of American Literature: Embracing Personal and ..., Volume 1

Evert Augustus Duyckinck, George Long Duyckinck - American literature - 1856 - 694 pages
...to the discourse of these little creatures ; but as they, in their national vivacity, spoke three or four together, I could make but little of their conversation....disputing warmly on the merit of two foreign musicians, one a cousin, the other a motcheto ; in which dispute they spent their time, seemingly as regardless...
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The Prose Writers of America: With a Survey of the Intellectual History ...

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - American prose literature - 1856 - 552 pages
...to the discourse of these little creatures; but as they, in their national vivacity, spoke three or four together, I could make but little of their conversation....some broken expressions that I heard now and then, thej were disputing warmly on the merit of two foreign musicians, the one a cousin, the other u tuoscheln...
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Osgood's Progressive Fifth Reader: Embracing a System of Instruction in the ...

Lucius Osgood - Readers (Elementary) - 1858 - 480 pages
...to the discourse of these little creatures; but as they, in their natural vivacity, spoke three or four together, I could make but little of their conversation....disputing warmly on the merit of two foreign musicians, one a cousin, the other a mosquito; in which dispute they spent their time, seemingly as regardless...
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The graduated series of reading-lesson books, Book 4

Graduated series - 1859
...the discourse of these little creatures ; but, as they, in their national vivacity, spoke three or four together, I could make but little of their conversation....disputing warmly on the merit of two foreign musicians, one a cousin, the other a musqmto ; in which dispute they spent their time, seemingly as regardless...
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The Autobiography and Essays of Dr. Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin - 1864 - 231 pages
...the best excuse I can give for the little progress I have made in ona vvacy, spo r our ogeer, cou mae but little of their conversation. I found, however,...disputing warmly on the merit of two foreign musicians, one a cousin, the other a moacheto ; in which dispute they spent their time, seeming as regardless...
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Graduated exercises for translation into German, extr. from Engl. authors ...

Friedrich Otto Froembling - 1866
...to the discourse of those little creatures; but, as they, in their national vivacity, spoke three or four together, I could make but little of their conversation....disputing warmly on the merit of two foreign musicians, one a gnat, the other a mosquito; in which dispute they spent their time, as regardless of the shortness...
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Cyclopaedia of American literature, by E. A. and G. L ..., Volume 1; Volume 85

Evert Augustus Duyckinck - 1866
...creatures ; but as they, in their national vivacity, spoke three or fo'ir together, I could make bnt little of their conversation. I found, however, by...disputing warmly on the merit of two foreign musicians, one a cautín, the other а mote/irlo ; in which dispute they spent their time, seemingly as regardless...
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