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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 National Third Reader: Containing Exercises in Articulation, Accent ...

Richard Green Parker - Readers and speakers - 1865 - 286 pages
...directly toward a shop, where toys were sold for children ; and being charmed with the sound of a wJvisfa, that I met by the way, in the hands of another boy, I voluntarily1 offered him all my money for it. 2. I then came home, and went whistling over the house,...
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Cyclopaedia of American literature, by E. A. and G. L. Duyckinck, Volume 1

Evert Augustus Duyckinck - 1866
...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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Graduated exercises for translation into German, extr. from Engl. authors ...

Friedrich Otto Froembling - 1866
...years of age, my friends, on a holiday, filled my pockets with coppers. I went directly to a shop were they sold toys for children; and, being charmed with the sound of a whistle that I saw on the way in the hands of another boy, I voluntarily offered him all my money for it. I then came...
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A Collection of the Proverbs of All Nations: Compared, Explained, and ...

Walter Keating Kelly - Proverbs - 1869 - 232 pages
...child of 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 volun1 Qui nescit canere semper canere laborat. 2 Cl.i non puolo, scmpre vuole. tarily offered him...
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Matrials for translating from English into French, a short essay on ...

Louis Le Brun, Henri van Laun - 1869
...seven years of age, my friends, on a holiday,9 filled my pockets with coppers.10 I went directly to a shop where they sold toys for children ; and, being charmed with the sound of a whistle, that I saw on the way in the hands of 1 See 86, 8.—' Contrived to steal, Parvlnt ft iU'rober.— 3 And...
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sketches of persons, localities and incidents of two centuries

charles w. threwster - 1869
...to a fhop where they fold toys for children ; arid being charmed with the found of a whiftle, which I met by the way, in the hands of another boy, I voluntarily offered, and gave all my money for it." A later day than this, however, is embraced in...
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Proverbs of All Nations, Compared, Explained

Proverbs - 1861 - 238 pages
...child of 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 it. I then came home, and went whistling all over the house,...
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Literature of the English Language: Comprising Representative Selections ...

Ephraim Hunt - American literature - 1872 - 640 pages
...they shall come forth with power, and with gladness of heart, and with much substance." THE WHISTLE, 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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Life of Benjamin Franklin, Written by Himself, Volume 2

Benjamin Franklin - 1875
...child of 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 and gave all my money for one. I then came home, and went whistling all over the...
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Life of Benjamin Franklin, Written by Himself, Volume 2

Benjamin Franklin - 1875
...child of 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 and gave all my money for one. I then came home, and went whistling all over the...
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