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" ... to attend one of his sermons, in the course of which I perceived he intended to finish with a collection, and I silently resolved he should get nothing from me. I had in my pocket a handful of copper money, three or four silver dollars, and five pistoles... "
The Select Works of Benjamin Franklin: Including His Autobiography, with ... - Seite 203
von Benjamin Franklin, Epes Sargent - 1866 - 256 Seiten
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Annals of the American Pulpit: Episcopalian. 1859

William Buell Sprague - 1859
...give the silver, and he liuished so admirably that 1 emptied my poeket wholly into the eolleetor's dish, gold and all. At this sermon there was also one of our elub, who, being of my sentiments respeeting the building in Georgia, and suspeeting a eolleetion might...
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Friends for the fireside: recollections [&c.].

Anne Mathews - 1860
...or four silver dollars, and five pistoles in gold. As the preacher went on, I softened, and resolved to give the copper; another stroke of his oratory...wholly into the collector's dish, — gold and all." Dear Leigh Hunt, in his charming manner, used to tell a story of two London -bred children going, some...
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The history of the religious movement of the eighteenth century, called ...

Abel Stevens - 1860
...known, but deserves requoting. He went to hear him in Philadelphia : " At this sermon," he says, " there was also one of our club, who, being of my sentiments...building in Georgia, and suspecting a collection might bo intended, had, by precaution, emptied his pockets before he came from homo ; As though it were no...
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The Life of Wesley: And the Rise and Progress of Methodism

Robert Southey - 1864 - 631 Seiten
...of copper money, throe or four silver dollars, and five pistoles in gold. As he proceeded I began to soften, and concluded to give the copper ; another...emptied my pocket wholly into the collector's dish, gold3 and all." Betty ; tell her the account is settled, stop, ere you enter the sacred portals, and...
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GEORGE WHITEFIELD

JOSEPH BELCHER - 1867
...four silver dollars, and five pistoles in gold. As he proceeded, I began to soften, and determined to give the copper. Another stroke of his oratory...who being of my sentiments respecting the building at Georgia, and suspecting a collection might be intended, had, by precaution, emptied his pockets...
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The Christian miscellany, and family visiter, Band 13

1867
...handful of coppers, three or four silver dollars, and five pistoles in gold. As he proceeded I began to soften, and concluded to give the copper. Another stroke of his oratory made me ashamed of that, and I determined to give the silver ; and he finished so admirably, that I emptied my pocket into the collecting-box—...
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The Ladies' Repository, Bände 37-38

1867
...concluded to give him the copper. Another <troke of his oratory made me ashamed of that, and I determined to give the silver; and he finished so admirably, that I emptied ray pocket wholly into the collector's dish — gold and all." Many times was the life of Whitefield...
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Clergymen and Doctors: Curious Facts and Characteristic Sketches

Clergymen - 1868 - 160 Seiten
...copper money, three or four silver dollars, and five pistoles in gold. As he proceeded, I began to soften, and concluded to give the copper. Another...also one of our club, who, being of my sentiments regarding the building in Georgia (the subject of Whitfield's appeal), and suspecting a collection...
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The Homilist; or, The pulpit for the people, conducted by D. Thomas ..., Band 18

David Thomas - 1868
...of copper money, three or four silver dollars, and five pistoles in gold. As he proceeded I began to soften, and concluded to give the copper. Another...admirably, that I emptied my pocket wholly into the collector•s dish — gold and all. At this sermon there was also one of our club, who being of my...
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Modern Christian heroes, a gallery of protesting and reforming men

George Gilfillan - 1869 - 312 Seiten
...copper money, three or four silver dollars, and five pistoles in gold. As he proceeded, I began to soften, and concluded to give the copper. Another...his oratory made me ashamed of that, and determined to give the silver; and he finished so admirably that I emptied my pocket wholly into the collector's...
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