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" I voluntarily offered and gave all my money for one. I then came home and went whistling all over the house, much pleased with my whistle, but disturbing all the family. My brothers and sisters and cousins, understanding the bargain I had made, told me... "
Stories of Childhood & Nature - Page 195
by Elizabeth Virginia Brown - 1905
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The Cheap magazine [ed. by G. Miller.] Vol

George Miller - 1813
...child at seven years old, my friends, on a holiday, filled my pockets with coppers. I went directly to a shop where they sold toys for children ; and being...that I met by the way in the hands of another boy, I .voluntarily offered him all my money for one. I then came home, and went whistling all over the house,...
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An American Selection of Lessons in Reading and Speaking: Calculated to ...

Noah Webster - Readers - 1814 - 230 pages
...Dr. TT Franklin, my friends on a holiday filled my little pockets with coppers. I went directly to a shop where they sold toys for children ; and being charmed with the sound of a Whistle, which I met by the way in the hands of another boy, I voluntarily offered, and gave all my money for...
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Nye engelsk Chrestomathie tilligemed en kort Grammatik til Brug for de høere ...

Hwiding - 1817 - 336 pages
...n-.y friends i on a holiday; filled my pocket with coppers. I went directly t» a chop where they fold toys for children ; and being charmed with the sound...whistle that I met by the way in the hands of another hoy, 1 voluntarily offered him all my money for one,* I then came home, and went whistling art Over...
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Memoirs of the life and writings of Benjamin Franklin ...

Benjamin Franklin, William Temple Franklin - Biography & Autobiography - 1818 - 449 pages
...child of seven years old, my friends, on a holiday, filled my pocket with coppers. I went directly to a shop where they sold toys for children; and, being charmed with the sonnd of a whistle, that I met by the way in the hands of another boy, I voluntarily offered and gave...
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Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Benjamin Franklin...: Posthumous and ...

Benjamin Franklin - 1819
...child of seven years old, my friends, on a holiday, filled my pocket with coppers. I went directly to a shop where they sold toys for children ; and, being...that I met by the way in the hands of another boy, I voluntarily offered and gave all my money for one. I then came home, and went whistling all over the...
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Essays and letters, Volumes 1-2

Benjamin Franklin, Benjamin Franklin Collection (Library of Congress) - American essays - 1820 - 340 pages
...child, at seven years old, my friends, on a holyday, filled my pocket with coppers. I went directly to a shop where they sold toys for children ; and being...that I met by the way in the hands of another boy, I voluntarily offered him all my money for it. I then came home, and went whistling all over the house,...
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The American Preceptor Improved:: Being a New Selection of Lessons for ...

Caleb Bingham - Readers - 1820 - 228 pages
...says Dr. Franklin, my friends on a holiday filled my little pockets with coppers. I went directly to a shop where they sold toys for children ; and being charmed with the sound of a whistle, which I met by the way, in the hands of another boy, I voluntarily offered, and gave all my money for...
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Essays and Letters

Benjamin Franklin - 1821
...child, at seven years old, my friends, on a holiday, filled my pocket with coppers. I went directly to a shop where they sold toys for children; and being...whistle that I met by the way in the hands of another hoy, I vountarity offered him all my money for it. I then • ;u,f home, and went whistling all over...
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Essays and Letters, Volumes 1-2

Benjamin Franklin - American essays - 1821
...child, at seven years old, my friends, on a holiday, filled my pocket with coppers. I went directly to a shop where they sold toys for children ; and being charmed with the sound of a whiatle that I met by the way in the hands of another boy, I vountarily offered him all my money for...
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The British Prose Writers, Volume 19

British prose literature - 1821
...child, at seven years old, my friends, on a holyday, filled my pocket with coppers. I went directly to a shop where they sold toys for children ; and being charmed with the 102 FRANKLIN'S ESSAYS AND LETTERS, sound of a whistle that I met by the way in the hands of another...
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