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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Franklin had been working with leisure in mind , and in 1748 he retired from the printing business in which he had brought out the first novel printed in America . This was Samuel Richardson's Pamela . He bought a farm of three hundred ...
Benjamin Franklin. A Note on the Text THIS EDITION contains the text of each of the twenty - six issues of Poor Richard's Almanack published by Benjamin Franklin . For the most part , meteorological and astronomical material has been ...
Big Ben I C. BIWA ENJAMIN FRANKLIN was a lot of man any JOSIAH FRANKLIN , father by two wives of way you looked at him : big - hearted , seventeen children , of whom Benjamin was big - brained , big - bodied . Even when he had No.
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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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