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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These Icicles lodge in their Clothes , and if their Faces and Hands are uncover'd , presently raise Blisters as ... Yet if they immediately turn their Back to the Weather , and can bear a Hand out of the Mitten , and with it rub the ...
Structures mark the hospitable Strand , Where Charity extends her tender Hand ; [ Cont'd Apr. The busy Man has few idle Visitors ; to the boiling Pot the Flies come not . Calamity and Prosperity are the Touchstones of Integrity .
... she has got also two new Shifts , a pair of new Shoes and a new warm Petticoat ; and for his own part he had bought a second - hand Coat so good that he is not ashamed to go to Town , or to be seen there , ( Parturiant Montes ! ) ...
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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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