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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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Introduction to the English Reader: Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and ...

Lindley Murray - Readers, English - 1831 - 150 pages
...on a holyday, filled my pocket with halfpence. I went directly towards a shop where toys were sold for children; and being charmed with the sound of...that I met by the way, in the hands of another boy, I voluntarily offered him all my money for it. 2. I then came home, and went whistling over the t house,...
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The works of Dr. Benjamin Franklin: consisting of essays, humourous, moral ...

Benjamin Franklin, Henry Stueber - Statesmen - 1831 - 290 pages
...child, at seven yeais 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 charmed with the sound of a whistle, that 1 met by the way in the hands of another boy, 1 voluntarily offered him all my money for one. 1 then...
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Introduction to the English Reader, Or A Selection of Pieces: In Prose and ...

Lindley Murray - 1831 - 168 pages
...hdl'yday, filled my pocket with ha/f 'pence.* 1 went direct'ly towards a shop, where toys were sold for children ; and being charmed with the sound of a whistle, that J met by the way, in the hands of another boy, I voluntarily offered him all my money for it. 2. 1...
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Parley's Magazine, Volume 1

Children's periodicals - 1833
...my pockets with half pence. I went directly towards a shop where toys were seld for children ; und being charmed with the sound of a whistle that I met by the way, in the hnw.ls of another boy, I voluntarily offered him all my money for it. I then cnme home, and went whistling...
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The works of Dr. Benjamin Franklin: consisting of essays, humourous, moral ...

Benjamin Franklin, Henry Stueber - Statesmen - 1834 - 290 pages
...child, at seven yeais 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 charmed with the sound of a whistle, thai I met by the way in the hands of another boy, 1 voluntarily offered him all my money for one....
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The life of Benjamin Franklin: with many choice anecdotes and admirable ...

Mason Locke Weems - Statesmen - 1835 - 239 pages
...about seven years old, my friends, on a holiday, filled my pocket with coppers. I went di rectly to a shop, where they sold toys for children, and being...a whistle, that I met by the way, in the hands of an other boy, I voluntarily offered him all my money for it. I then came home, and went whistling all...
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Instructive and Entertaining Lessons for Youth: With Rules for Reading with ...

Noah Webster - Readers - 1835 - 252 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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Introduction to the English Reader, Or A Selection of Pieces: In Prose and ...

Lindley Murray - 1835 - 168 pages
...hol'yday, filled my pocket with halfpence.* 1 went dirfict'ly towards a shop, where toys were sold for children ; and being charmed with the sound of a whistle, that 1 met by the way, in the hands of another boy, I voluntarily offered him all my money for it. 2. I...
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The works of Benjamin Franklin: containing several political and ..., Volume 2

Benjamin Franklin, Jared Sparks - United States - 1836
...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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Introduction to the English Reader: Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and ...

Lindley Murray - Children - 1836 - 152 pages
...on a holiday, filled my pocket with halfpence. I went directly towards a shop where toys were sold for children ; and being charmed with the sound of...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 over the house, much...
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