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" I emptied my pocket wholly into the collector's dish, gold and all. 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, had, by precaution, emptied... "
Blackwood's Magazine - Page 211
1824
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Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Benjamin Franklin ...

Benjamin Franklin - 1818 - 566 pages
...into the collector's dish, gold and all ! At this sermon there was also one of our club, who being of my sentiments respecting the building in Georgia,...felt a strong inclination to give, and applied to a neighbor who stood near him, to lend him some money for the purpose. The request was fortunately made...
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The Life of Wesley: And the Rise and Progress of Methodism, Volumes 1-2

Robert Southey - 1820 - 856 pages
...praise. Some young * " At this sermon," continues Franklin, "there ivas also one of our club, who. being of my sentiments respecting the building in Georgia,...intended, had, by precaution, emptied his pockets before h came from home : towards the conclusion of the discourse, however, he felt a strong inclination...
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The Edinburgh Monthly Review, Volume 5

1821 - 732 pages
...club, who, hearing of my sentiments respecting the building in Georgia, and suspecting a cr.llection might be intended, had by precaution emptied his pockets...to give, and applied to a neighbour who stood near to him to lend him some money for the purpose. The request was fortunately made to perhaps the only...
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The Percy anecdotes, by Sholto and Reuben Percy. (Eloquence).

Joseph Clinton Robertson - 1822 - 206 pages
...into the collector's dish, gold and all. At this sermon there was also one of our club ; who, heing of my sentiments respecting the building in Georgia, and suspecting a collection might he intended, had by pre caution emptied his pockets hefore he came from home ; towards the conclusion...
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Lambeth and the Vatican: Or, Anecdotes of the Church of Rome, of ..., Volume 3

1825 - 342 pages
...; " who, being of my sentiments respecting the " building in Georgia, and suspecting a collec" tion might be intended, had by precaution " emptied his...towards the conclusion of the discourse, " however, rie felt a strong inclination to give, " and applied to a neighbour who stood near " him, to lend him...
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The Worcester Talisman, Volume 1

1828 - 244 pages
...into the collector's dish, gold and all. At this sermon there was also one of our club, who, being of my sentiments respecting the building in Georgia,...felt a strong inclination to give, and applied to a neighbor who stood near him to lend him some money for the purpose. The request was fortunately made...
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The satirist: or, Every man in his humour

John Close - 1833 - 182 pages
...,dish, gold and all ! At this sermon, (continues Franklin) there was also one of our club, who, being of my sentiments, respecting the building in Georgia,...might be intended, had, by precaution, emptied his pocket, before he came from home ; but towards .the conclusion of the discourse, found a strong inclination...
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The Rhetorical Reader: Consisting of Instructions for Regulating the Voice ...

Ebenezer Porter - 1833 - 312 pages
...into the collector's dish, gold and all. At this sermon there was also one of our club; who, being of my sentiments respecting the building in Georgia,...collection might be intended, had by precaution emptied 75 his pockets before he came from home; towards the conclusion of the discourse, however, he felt...
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Memoirs of Rev. George Whitefield

John Gillies - 1834 - 672 pages
...their eyes fixed * " At this sermon," continues Franklin, " there was also one of our club, who, being of my sentiments respecting the building in Georgia,...from home : towards the conclusion of the discourse, howerer, he felt a strong inclination to give, and applied to a neighbor, who stood near him, to lend...
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Memoirs of Benjamin Franklin, Volume 1

Benjamin Franklin - 1834 - 682 pages
...: At this sermon there was abo one of our club, who being of my sentiments respecting the buildin? in Georgia, and suspecting a collection might be intended,...towards the conclusion of the discourse however, he tèlt a strong inclination to give, and ipplied to a neighbour who stood near him, to lend him some...
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