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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The Pope was puzzel'd , never puzzel'd worse For with pleas'd Eyes he saw the proffer'd Purse But ne'er , in all his Knowledge or his Reading , He'd met with one good Man that practis'd Pleading ; Who then should be the Saint ? he could ...
In other men we faults can spy , And blame the mote that dims their eye ; Each little speck and blemish find ; To our own stronger errors ... When you speak to a man , look on his eyes ; when he speaks to thee , look on his mouth .
All nature feels the renovating force Of WINTER , only to the thoughtless eye In Ruin seen 10 Muse , Shoes ; Days ... the sorrowing Tear from Virtue's Eyes , Bid Honesty oppress'd , again arise : Protect the Widow , give the Aged Rest ...
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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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