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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2 Jove , Juno leaves , and loves to take his Range ; From whom Man learns to love , and loves to change . o is disarmed , and to 4 gone , Where Vulcan's Anvil must be struck upon . That ɔ Luna's horn'd , it cannot well be said , Since I ...
Love well , whip well . MARCH My Love and I for Kisses play'd , She would keep stakes , I was content , But when I won she would be paid ; This made me ask her what she meant : Quoth she , since you are in this wrangling vein ...
Think of your Beauties in their bloom , The Spring of sprightly Youth improve ; For cruel Age , alas , will come , And then ' twill be too late to love . He that falls in love with himself , will have no Rivals .
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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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