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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That Quantity that is sufficient , the Stomach can perfectly concoct and digest , and it sufficeth the due Nourishment of the Body . A greater Quantity of some things may be eaten than of others , some being of lighter Digestion than ...
A temperate Diet arms the Body against all external Accidents ; so that they are not easily hurt by Heat , Cold , or Labour ; if they at any time should be prejudiced , they are more easily cured , either of Wounds , Dislocations or ...
A huge bright Circle , or Ring , surrounding his Body , supposed , by the Appearance it makes to us , to be no less than 20,000 Miles broad , and about as many from the Body of the Planet . Whether this amazing Appearance has been ...
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - DarthDeverell - LibraryThing
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
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Salmondaze - LibraryThing
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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