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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He moved into a new house and worked with a saltcellar , a vinegar cruet , and a He was surprised by the “ wonderful effect of pointed bodies , both in drawing off and throwing off the electrical fire . ” This presently suggested the ...
Four large Fires are made every Day , in great Stoves to Warm the Rooms : As soon as the Wood is burnt down to a ... And notwithstanding this , in 4 or 5 Hours after the Fire is out , the Inside of the Walls and Bed - places will be 2 ...
II , was not above a Semidiameter of the Earth from the Earth's Way ; so that had the Earth at that time been in that part of its Orbit , something very extraordinary might have happened either by Water or Fire .
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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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