Poor Richard: the Almanacks for the Years 1733-1758
Newly set into type & printed expressly for the Heritage Press, 1964 - Almanacs, American - 300 pages
Wherein are retain'd in their entirety the author's prefaces, proverbs, verses & entertaining remarks ; together with those chronological, historical, and scientific observations which the author has illumin'd with his characteristic wit and wisdom.
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In my last Year's Almanack I mention'd , that the visible Eclipses of this Year , 1736 , portended some great & surprizing Events relating to these Northern Colonies , of which I purposed this Year to speak at large .
In his American Almanack for 1734 , Titan Leeds replied : 4 . In The American Almanack for 1735 , Mr. ' Kind Reader , Perhaps it may be expected that I should say something concerning an Almanack printed for the Year 1733.
In The American Almanack for 1735 , Mr. Leeds once more replied to Poor Richard's joking in these words : “ Corteous and kind Reader . My Almanack being in its usual Method , needs no Explanation ; but perhaps it may be expected by some ...
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Benjamin Franklin, under the nom de plume of Richard Saunders, wrote his Poor Richard's Almanacks as a means of dispensing wisdom to readers in addition to the normal advice found in such books. This ... Read full review
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Wow! Simply wow! Where to begin? Well, to start, Poor Richard is reputedly the first hoax ever pulled over the eyes of a given public. I wonder how long it took for Mr. Saunders to be unmasked as the ... Read full review
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