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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F APRIL For's Country Codrus suffer'd by the Sword , And , by his Death , his Country's Fame restor'd ; Cæsar into his Mother's Bosom bare Fire , Sword , and all the Ills of civil War : Codrus confirm'd his Country's wholesome Laws ...
In this , I shall give you some Idea of a Country under the Torrid Zone , which for the Variety of its Weather ( where one would naturally expect the greatest Uniformity ) is extreamly remarkable . The Account is extracted from the ...
Thus at the Year's End , there will be An Hundred Thousand Pounds more Money in your Country . If Paper Money in ever so great a Quantity could be made , no Man could get any of it without giving something for it .
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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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