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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Of the ECLIPSES , 1735 I shall not say much of the Signification of the Eclipses this Year , for in truth they do not signifie much ; only I may observe by the way , that the first Eclipse of the Moon being celebrated in - Libra or the ...
Of the ECLIPSES , 1736 . There will be this Year six Eclipses , four of the Sun , and two of the Moon ; those of the Moon both visible and total . The first is a small Eclipse of the Sun , March the first , 35 minutes past 9 in the Morn ...
End of the Eclipse at midnight . The 6th and last , is of the Sun , September 23 at Noon : Invisible here tho ' the Sun itself be visible . For there is this Difference between Eclipses of the Moon and of the Sun , viz .
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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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