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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Tongue double , brings trouble . to SEPTEMBER Death is a Fisherman , the world we see His Fish - pond is , and we the Fishes be : His Net some general Sickness ; howe'er he Is not so kind as other Fishers be ; For if they take one of ...
Certainlie these things agree , The Priest , the Lawyer , & Death all three : Death takes both the weak and the strong . The lawyer takes from both right and wrong , And the priest from living and dead has his Fee .
Tis thought his Death was hastened by Grief and Vexation at the Success of the Queen of Hungary , and the Disappointments of his own Ambition . O Content ! What art thou ! And where to be found ! Art thou not an inseparable Companion of ...
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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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