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" I am not worth purchasing; but such as I am, the king of Great Britain is not rich enough to do it. "
Chandler's Encyclopedia: An Epitome of Universal Knowledge ... - Page 1271
edited by - 1898
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A History of Virginia: Containing the history of the colony and of the state ...

Robert Reid Howison - Virginia - 1848
...would use his influence in favour of the Conciliatory Bill. Mr. Reed's reply has immortalized him: "I am not worth purchasing, but such as I am, the King of • Otis' Botta, ii. 146. England is not rich enough to do it.'" The Commissioners were stopped...
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A History of Virginia: Containing the history of the colony and of the state ...

Robert Reid Howison - Virginia - 1848
...would use his influence in favour of the Conciliatory Bill. Mr. Reed's reply has immortalized him : "I am not worth purchasing, but such as I am, the King of • Otis'* Botta, ii. 146. England is not rich enough to do it."* The Commissioners were stopped...
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Orators of the American Revolution

Elias Lyman Magoon - Orators - 1848 - 456 pages
...Governor Johnson in 1778 returned this pithy answer to the corrupt attempt on his republican loyalty. "I am not worth purchasing, but such as I am, the king of Great Britain is not rich enough to do it." Such integrity was not uncommon, during our Revolution,...
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The Provincial Courts of New Jersey: With Sketches of the Bench and Bar : a ...

Richard Stockton Field - Courts - 1849 - 311 pages
...about a reunion between the two countries, made that memorable reply which has immortalized him ; — I am not worth purchasing, but such as I am, the King of Great Britain is not rich enough to buy me.1 No report of their argument 1 Joseph Reed was born...
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The Treasury of Knowledge and Library of Reference: A million of facts [The ...

1850
...10,000/, and the bc-t office in the gift of the crown in America, ought never to be forgotten. '• I am not worth purchasing, but such as I am, the king of Great Britain is not rich enough to do it." In 1770, Dr. Buekenhout published "Outlines of the Natural...
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Domestic History of the American Revolution

Elizabeth Fries Ellet - United States - 1850 - 308 pages
...city, sent for Gen. Reed, and repeated the proposition to him. His reply has become celebrated : " I am not worth purchasing ; but such as I am, the King of Great Britain is not rich enough to do it." Congress was indignant at this attempt at private bribery,...
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The Treasury of Knowledge and Library of Reference: A million of facts [The ...

1850
...10,000/, and thebeet office in the gift of thi- crown in America, oughi never to be forgotten. '• I am not worth purchasing, but such as I am, the king of Great Bntam is not rich enough to do it.'' In 1770, Dr. Bueke.nhoiit published "Outlines of the...
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The Western Journal and Civilian: Devoted to Agriculture ..., Volume 7

Missouri - 1851
...British Commissioner Johnston, attempting to bribe him as a member of the continental congress, promptly replied: 'I am not worth purchasing, but such as I am, the King of Great Britain is not rich enough to do it.' Personal integrity is to be maintained by repelling...
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The Western Journal, Volume 7

1851
...British Commissioner Johnston, attempting to bribe him as a member of the continental congress, promptly replied: 'I am not worth purchasing, but such as I am, the King of Great Britain is not rich enough to do it.' Personal integrity is to be maintained by repelling...
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A Course of Reading for Common Schools and the Lower Classes of Academies ...

Henry Mandeville - Readers - 1851 - 377 pages
...parties. His reply to this proposition is, perhaps, equal to any thing 4 on record. " Madam," said he, " I am not worth purchasing, but, such as I am, the king of England is not rich enough to buy me." SEC. C. THE POWER OF MUSIC. When whispering streams do softly...
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