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" When I was a 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 whistle that I met by the way in the hands of another boy,... "
The Works of Dr. Benjamin Franklin: Consisting of Essays, Humourous, Moral ... - Page 3
by Benjamin Franklin - 1834 - 290 pages
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The Universalist's Miscellany, Or, Philanthropist's Museum, Volume 3

Universalism - 1799
...THE WHISTLE, WRITTEN BY DR. FRANKLIN, TO HIS NEPHEW. ""^TTTTREN I was a child, at feven years o)d, my friends on a \ \ holiday, filled my pockets with coppers. I went directly to, a fhop where they fold toys for children; and being charmed with the founu of a wbi/tU, that 1 met by...
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The Universalist's Miscellany, Or, Philanthropist's Museum, Volume 3

Universalism - 1799
...controverfy ended. THE WHISTLE, WRITTEN BY DR. FRANKLIN, TO HIS NEPHEW. WHEN I was a child, at feven pars old, my friends on a holiday, filled my pockets with coppers. I went direttly to a fhop where they fold toys for children; and being charmed with the found of a whiftle,...
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An American Selection of Lessons in Reading and Speaking: Calculated to ...

Noah Webster - Elocution - 1802 - 240 pages
...to a fhop where they fold coys for children ; and beirig charmed with the found of 4 Whittle, which I met by the way, in the hands of another boy, 1 voluntarily offered and gave til rr.y money for one. ; 2. I then came home, and went whirling a!l ovtr the hoirie, much...
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Benjamin Franklin - American literature - 1804 - 59 pages
...TO HIS NEPHEW.' When I was a child, at seven years old, my friends, on a holiday, filled my pockeis with coppers. I went directly to a shop where they...children ; and being charmed with the sound of a whistle, which. 1 saw by the way in the hands of another boy, I voluntarily offered him all my money for one....
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An American Selection of Lessons in Reading and Speaking: Calculated to ...

Noah Webster - Readers - 1804 - 236 pages
...\X7HEN I was a child, nt seven years old, 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 v/ith the s«und of a < whistle, which I met by the way in the hands of another boy, I voluntarily...
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Beauties of British Prose. Selected by S. Melmoth

Sydney Melmoth - English prose literature - 1805 - 360 pages
...WHISTLE. Franklin. WHEN I was a child, at seven years old, my friends, on a holiday, filled my pocket with coppers. I went directly to a shop where they...children ; and being 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....
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The complete works ... of ... Benjamin Franklin, Volume 3

Benjamin Franklin - 1806
...telling one of myself. When I was a child, at seven years old, my friends, on a holiday, filled my pocket with coppers. I went directly to a shop where they...children; and being 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 it. 1...
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The Complete Works in Philosophy, Politics, and Morals, of the ..., Volume 3

Benjamin Franklin - American literature - 1806
...telling one of myself. When I was a child, at seven years old, my friends, on a holiday, rilled my pocket with coppers. I went directly to a shop where they...children; and being 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 it. I...
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A manual of essays, selected from various authors, Volume 2

Manual - Essays - 1809
...WHISTLE. (B. Franklin.) WHEN I was a child at seven years old, my friends, on a holiday, filled my pocket with coppers. I went directly to a shop where they...children ; and being 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....
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An American Selection of Lessons in Reading and Speaking: Calculated to ...

Noah Webster - Readers - 1809 - 230 pages
...considerable time at his ov.-n house, and I believe, entirely at his ow} .expense, —•«»__ THE WHISTLE. they sold toys for children ; and being charmed with the sound of a Whistle, which f met by the way in the Iwnds of another boy, I voluntarily offered and gave all my money for...
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