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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 Works of Dr. Benjamin Franklin: Consisting of Essays, Humorous, Moral ...

Benjamin Franklin - Autobiographical memory - 1837 - 328 pages
...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 charmed with thesoundofa rvhislle, that I met by the way in the hands of another boy, 1 voluntarily offered him...
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The Life and Miscellaneous Writings of Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin - Statesmen - 1839 - 86 pages
...poekets with eoppers. I went direetly to a shop where they sold toys for ehildren ; and being eharmed with the sound of a whistle, that I met by the way in the hands of another boy, I voluntarily offered him all my money for one. I then eame home, and went whistling all over the house,...
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The works of dr. Benjamin Franklin: consisting of Essays, humorous, moral ...

Benjamin Franklin, Henry Stueber - 1840
...Ailed my pockets with coppers. I went directly to a shop where they sold toys for children ; and, bring charmed with the sound of a whistle, 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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The Works of Benjamin Franklin: Containing Several Political and ..., Volume 2

Benjamin Franklin - United States - 1840
...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 sound of a lohistle, that I met by the way in the hands of another boy, I voluntarily offered and gave all my...
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Common sense, or. Everybody's magazine, eds. J.E.N. [and] W.N. Molesworth

John Edward N. Molesworth - 1842
...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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Levende dansk lyrik: fra folkevisen til drachmann

Poul P. M. Pedersen - Danish poetry - 1844 - 580 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...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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Cobb's New Juvenile Reader, No. III, Or, Third Reading Book ..., Issue 3

Lyman Cobb - Readers - 1844 - 216 pages
...old, said Dr. Franklin, my friends, on a holyday, 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 all my money for one. 2. I then came home, and went whistling all over me house,...
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The Works of ... Franklin: Consisting of Essays, Humorous, Moral, and ...

Benjamin Franklin - 1846 - 304 pages
...child, at seven years old, my friends oil 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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Introduction to the English Reader, Or A Selection of Pieces: In Prose and ...

Lindley Murray, Israel Alger (Jun.) - Readers - 1846 - 162 pages
...hol'yday, filled my pocket with ha/f 'pence.* 1 went dirfict'ly 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 house,...
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The Works of Dr. Benjamin Franklin: Consisting of Essays, Humorous, Moral ...

Benjamin Franklin - Statesman - 1848 - 288 pages
...holiday, filled my pockets with coppers. I went itreetly to a shop were they sold toys for children ; >nd, being charmed with the sound of a whistle, that i met by the way in the hands of another boy, I vo'untarlly offered him all my money for one. I then fame home, and went whistling all over the house,...
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