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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 Complete Writings of Nathaniel Hawthorne: With Portraits ..., Volume 1

Nathaniel Hawthorne - New England - 1900
...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 World's Best Essays, from the Earliest Period to the Present Time, Volume 6

David Josiah Brewer - American essays - 1900 - 4190 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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The New McGuffey First [ -fifth] Reader, Book 5

William Holmes McGuffey - Children's literature - 1901
...unpi-acticed 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. The Town Pump and the Cow! Such is the glorious partnership that shall finally monopolize...
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The New McGuffey Fifth Reader

William Holmes McGuffey - Readers - 1901 - 352 pages
...unpracticed 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. The Town Pump and the Cow ! Such is the glorious partnership that shall finally monopolize...
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Twice-told tales

Nathaniel Hawthorne - 1902
...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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Studies in American and British Literature

Inez Nellie Canfield McFee - American literature - 1905 - 557 pages
...temperance lecturers undergo for my sake; hereafter they shall have the business to themselves.—Do, some kind Christian, pump a stroke or two, just to wet my whistle.—Thank you, sir!—My dear hearers, when the world shall have been regenerated by my instrumentality,...
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Elson Grammar School Readers, Book 3

William Harris Elson, Christine M. Keck - Basal reading instruction - 1910
...temperance lecturers undergo for my sake; hereafter they shall have the business to themselves.—Do, some kind Christian, pump a stroke or two, just to wet my whistle.—Thank you, sir!—My dear hearers, when the world shall have been regenerated by 20 my instrumentality,...
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The Literary Reader for Higher Grades, Book 6

Kate Forrest Oswell, Charles Benajah Gilbert - Readers - 1912 - 591 pages
...especially to an unpracticed orator. I never conceived, till 235 now, what toil the temperance lecturers undergo for my sake. Hereafter, they shall have the...you, sir! My dear hearers, when the world shall have 240 been regenerated 1 by my instrumentality, you will collect your useless vats and liquor casks into...
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Twice-told Tales

Nathaniel Hawthorne - 1915 - 357 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...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...
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Readings from American Literature: A Textbook for Schools and Colleges

Mary Edwards Calhoun, Emma Lenore MacAlarney - American literature - 1915 - 635 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...instrumentality, you will collect your useless vats and liquor-casks into one great pile and make a bonfire in honor of the town-pump. And when I shall have...
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