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" Dry work, this speechifying; especially to an unpractised orator. I never conceived, till now, what toil the temperance lecturers undergo for my sake. Hereafter, they shall have the business to themselves. Do, some kind Christian, pump a stroke or two,... "
The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine - Page 375
1837
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The Works of Nathaniel Hawthorne: Twice-told tales. [c1882

1882
...especially to an unpractised orator. I never conceived, till now, what toil the temperance lecturers undergo for my sake. Hereafter, they shall have the...one great pile, and make a bonfire in honor of the Town Pump. And, when I shall have decayed, like my predecessors, then, if you revere my memory, let...
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The Globe readers (ed. by A.F. Murison). Primer 1,2; Book 1-6, Book 6

Alexander Falconer Murison - 1882
...especially to an unpractised orator. I never conceived, till now, what toil the temperance lecturers undergo for my sake. Hereafter they shall have the...liquor casks into one great pile, and make a bonfire in honour of the Town Pump. And when I shall have decayed, like my predecessors, then, if you revere my...
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Twice-told Tales

Nathaniel Hawthorne - 1882 - 538 pages
...especially to an unpractised orator. I never conceived, till now, what toil the temperance lecturers undergo for my sake. Hereafter, they shall have the...have been regenerated by my instrumentality, you will colle?t your useless vats and liquor casks into one great pile, and make a bonfire in honor of the...
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My experiences as a moderate drinker, a drunkard and a total abstainer. To ...

Charles Meadows - 1884
...especially to an unpracticed orator. I never conceived till now, how much toil the temperance lecturers undergo for my sake. Hereafter, they shall have the...•great pile, and make a bonfire in honor of the Town Pump. And when I shall have decayed, like my predecessors, then, if you revere my memory, let...
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Chambers's graduated readers, Book 5

Chambers W. and R., ltd - 1884
...especially to an unpractised orator. I never conceived, till now, what toil the temperance lecturers undergo for my sake. Hereafter they shall have the...hearers, when the world shall have been regenerated through my instrumentality, you will collect your useless vats and liquor-casks into one great pile,...
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The Oriel readers. First (-Third) infant primer

Oriel readers - 1885
...reluctantly, at its protracted close. 5. Dry work, this speechifying, especially to an unpractised orator. Do, some kind Christian, pump a stroke or two, just...hearers, when the world shall have been regenerated by my aid, you will collect your useless vats and liquor-casks into one great pile, and make a bonfire in...
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The Improved illustrated reader, Book 5

Improved illustrated reader - 1885
...unpractised orators. I never conceived, till now, what toil the temperance lecturers undergo for my sake. Do, some kind Christian, pump a stroke or two, just to wet my whistle. Thank you, sir. But to proceed. 14. The Town Pump and the Cow! Such is the glorious partnership that shall finally...
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Little Daffydowndilly, and Other Stories

Nathaniel Hawthorne - Authors, American - 1887 - 89 pages
...especially to an unpractised orator. I never conceived, till now, what toil the temperance lecturers undergo for my sake. Hereafter, they shall have the...one great pile, and make a bonfire in honor of the Town Pump. And, when I shall have decayed, like my predecessors, then, if you revere my memory, let...
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Living Thoughts in Words that Burn, from Poet, Sage and Humorist

Charles F. Beezley - Literature - 1891 - 382 pages
...especially to an unpracticed orator. I never conceived, till now, what toil the temperance lecturers undergo for my sake. Hereafter, they shall have the...one great pile, and make a bonfire, in honor of the town pump. And, when I shall have decayed, like my predecessors, then, if you revere my memory, let...
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Chambers's Graduated Readers, Book 5

1894
...especially to an unpractised orator. I never conceived, till now, what toil the temperance lecturers undergo for my sake. Hereafter they shall have the...hearers, when the world shall have been regenerated through my instrumentality, you will collect your useless vats and liquor-casks into one great pile,...
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