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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But I do hereby certify , that I did actually die at that time , precisely at the Hour you mention'd , with a Variation only of 5 min . 53 sec . which must be allow'd to be no great matter in such Cases . And I do farther declare that I ...
One Self - approving Hour whole Years outweighs Of stupid Starers , and of loud Huzza's . ... APRIL ' Tis not for Mortals always to be blest : But him the least the dull and painful Hours Of Life oppress , whom sober SENSE conducts ...
Bottles of strong Beer , Brandy , strong Brine , Spirits of Wine , set out in the open Air for 3 or 4 Hours , freeze to solid Ice . The Frost is never out of the Ground , how deep is not certain ; but on digging 10 or 12 Feet down in ...
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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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