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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From the Occultation of the Pleiades by the Moon each periodical Month , after the Eclipse last July , for above three Years , visible to the whole Roman Empire ; as there was a like Occultation of the Hyades from A. 590 , to A. 595 ...
[ Cont'd July In the Affairs of this World Men are saved , not by Faith , but by the Want of it . Friendship cannot live with Ceremony , nor without Civility . Praise little , dispraise less . JULY The Flow'ry Tribes , in all their ...
July 7 , 1757 JANUARY On AMBITION . I know , young Friend , Ambition fills your Mind , And in Life's Voyage is th ' impelling Wind ; But at the Helm let sober Reason stand , And steer the Bark with Heav'n - directed Hand : So shall you ...
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - DarthDeverell - LibraryThing
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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