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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 Life of Benjamin Franklin; with Selections from His Miscellaneous Works

John Stanley (printer.) - Statesmen - 1849 - 162 pages
...child, at seven years old, my friends on a holiday, filled my pockets with coppers. 1 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, aud went whistling all over the house,...
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The juvenile reader, by N. Leitch

N. Leitch - 1851
...on a holiday, filled my pockets 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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The works of Dr. Benjamin Franklin: Consisting of essays, humorous, moral ...

Benjamin Franklin - 1851 - 304 pages
...my pockets with coppers. I went directly to a shop where they sold toys for children ; and, lining 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 Select Works of Benjamin Franklin: Including His Autobiography

Benjamin Franklin - Inventors - 1853 - 488 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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Story books for young people

Mary (aunt, pseud.) - 1853
...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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The works of Dr. Benjamin Franklin: consisting of essays, humorous, moral ...

Benjamin Franklin - 1853 - 288 pages
...irectly to a shop were they sold toys for children ; >nd, being charmed with the sound of a whi,tle, that I met by the way in the hands of another boy, I vofuntarlly offered him all my money for one. I then ?ame home, and went whistling all over the house,...
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The Life of Benjamin Franklin: Written by Himself ; to which is Added His ...

Benjamin Franklin - 1855 - 375 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...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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Cyclopaedia of American literature, by E. A. and G. L. Duyckinck, Volume 1

Evert Augustus Duyckinck - 1855
...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 whisfle, that I met by the way in the hands of another boy, I voluntarily offered and gave all my money...
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Cyclopaedia of American Literature: Embracing Personal and ..., Volume 1, Part 1

Evert Augustus Duyckinck, George Long Duyckinck - American literature - 1855
...child of seven yean old, my friends, on a holiday, filled uiy pocket with coppers. I went directly to a shop where they sold toys for children ; and, being charmed with the sound of a whirllf, that I met by the way in the hands of another boy, I voluntarily offered and gave all my money...
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The Hand-book of Standard Or American Phonography, Volume 1

Andrew Jackson Graham - Shorthand - 1858
...directly towards a .shop (Ish* Pee) where .toys (Tees) were sold for children; and being (Bee-Ing) charmed with the sound of a whistle that I met by the icay, in the hands of another .boy, I voluntarily offered him- all my .money (Em-En) for it. I then...
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