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.
Results 1-3 of 33
Our ardent Labours for the Toy we seek , Join Night to Day , and Sunday to the Week , Our very Joys are anxious ... we perceive by Dint of Thought alone ; The Rich must labour to possess their own , To feel their great Abundance ...
Y APRIL Where the sick Stranger joys to find a Home , Where casual Ill , maim'd Labour , freely come ; Those worn with Age , Infirmity or Care , Find Rest , Relief , and Health returning fair .
Do you imagine that Sloth will afford you more Comfort than Labour ? No , for as Poor Richard says , Trouble springs from Idleness , and grievous Toil from needless Ease . Many without Labour , would live by their Wits only , but they ...
What people are saying - Write a review
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
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Salmondaze - LibraryThing
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
1733 to 1747 3142
Newly Set into Type Printed Expressly
2 other sections not shown