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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Saturn , 4 Jupiter , o Mars , o Sol , Venus , Mercury , 5 Luna , & Dragons Head and 89 Tail . The Five Aspects . o Conjunction , * Sextile , o Opposition , A Trine , Quartile . FEBRUARY N. N. of B - s County , pray.
... and having clear'd them of Spider webs , and dead Leaves , put them into a large Molosses - or Rum - Hogshead ; after having washed it well , and knock'd one Head out , fix it upon the other Head , on a Stand , or Blocks in the ...
JUNE Of all the Causes which conspire to blind Man's erring Judgment , and misguide the Mind , What the weak Head with strongest Biass rules , Is Pride , that never - failing Vice of Fools . Whatever Nature has in Worth deny'd ...
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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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