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Every Thing Ought To Be Well Done

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Parent Issue
Day
26
Month
May
Year
1841
Copyright
Public Domain
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- A good many capital things are told of ihe late William Gray - a distinguished merchant of Boston. He was familiary known by the name of "Billy Gray." He left at his death a large estáte, and used to say that the chief source of his worldly success, was his motto, "what is worth doing at all, i worth doing well." On ono occasion, he had reasonto fínd fault wilh a mechanic for some slovenly job. The mechanic recoüected Mr. Gray when he was in a very humble condition, eo he bore the rebuke with impatience. "Itell youwhat" said he "Billy Gray, I shan't stand such jaw from you. Why I recollect when you was nothiog but a drummer in a regiment." "And so I was," replied Mr. Gray, "so I was a drummer - but did'nt I drum well - eh! did'nt I drum welU

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Subjects
Signal of Liberty
Old News