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" his waistcoat. To remove it, therefore, became expedient, in my eyes; and, in an evil moment, it was removed, with a knife. Great was my anxiety to know the success of my measure ; and it succeeded too well. When the boy was again questioned, his fingers... "
The Teacher and the Parent: A Treatise Upon Common-school Education ... - Page 150
by Charles Northend - 1853 - 327 pages
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Memoirs of the Life of Sir Walter Scott, Bart, Volume 1

John Gibson Lockhart - 1837 - 610 pages
...question was asked him, he always fumbled with / his fingers at a particular button in the lower part of his waistcoat / To remove it, therefore, became expedient...When the boy was again questioned, his fingers sought again for the button, but it was not to be found. In his distress he looked down for it; it was to...
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American Monthly Knickerbocker, Volume 9

Charles Fenno Hoffman, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Timothy Flint, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew - 1837 - 644 pages
...question was asked him, he always fumbled with his lingers at a particular button in the lower part of his waistcoat. To remove it, therefore, became expedient...of my measure; and it succeeded too well. When the b.iy was again questioned, his fingers sought again for the button, but it was not to be found. In...
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American Monthly Knickerbocker, Volume 9

1837 - 682 pages
...question was asked him, he always fumbled with his fingers at a particular button in the lower part of his waistcoat. To remove it, therefore, became expedient...removed with a knife. Great was my anxiety to know the successof my measure; and it succeeded too well. When the boy was again questioned, his fingers sought...
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The Monthly Review

1837 - 654 pages
...question was aakcd him, he always fumbled with his fingers at a particular button in the lower part of his waistcoat. To remove it, therefore, became expedient in my eyes; and in an evil moment it was remoģed with a knife. Great was my anxiety to know the success of my measure; and it succ-eeded too...
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Memoirs of the Life of Sir Walter Scott, Bart, Volume 1

John Gibson Lockhart - 1839 - 422 pages
...question was asked him, he always fumbled with his fingers at a particular button in the lower part of his waistcoat. To remove it, therefore, became expedient...When the boy was again questioned, his fingers sought again for the button, but it was not to be found. In his distress he looked down for it; it was to...
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Memoirs of the life of sir Walter Scott [by J.G. Lockhart].

John Gibson Lockhart - 1839 - 426 pages
...question was asked him, he always fumbled with his fingers at a particular button in the lower part of his waistcoat. To remove it, therefore, became expedient...When the boy was again questioned, his fingers sought again for the button, but it was not to be found. In his distress he looked down for it; it was to...
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Memoirs of the Life of Sir Walter Scott, Bart, Volume 1

John Gibson Lockhart - 1839 - 422 pages
...question was asked him, he always fumbled with his fingers at a particular button in the lower part of his waistcoat. To remove it, therefore, became expedient...When the boy was again questioned, his fingers sought again for the button, but it was not to be found. In his distress he looked down for it; it was to...
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Facts in Mesmerism, with reasons for a dispassionate inquiry into it

Chauncy Hare Townshend - 1840 - 604 pages
...question was asked him, he always fumbled with his fingers at a particular button in the lower part of p 3 his waistcoat. To remove it, therefore, became expedient...When the boy was again questioned, his fingers sought again for the button, but it was not to be found. In his distress he looked down for it — it was...
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Kind Words for His Young Friends

William (uncle, pseud.) - 1842 - 116 pages
...part of his waistcoat,- and the removal of this was, therefore, determined. The plot was executed, and succeeded too well. When the boy was again questioned, his fingers sought again for the button, but it could not be found. In his distress he looked down for it, but it was...
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Memoirs of the Life of Sir Walter Scott, Bart, Volume 1

John Gibson Lockhart - 1845 - 836 pages
...question was asked him, lie always fumbled with his fingers at a particular button in the lower part of his waistcoat. To remove it, therefore, became expedient...When the boy was again questioned, his fingers sought again for the button, but it was not to be found. In his distress he lookt d down for it ; it was to...
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