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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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 , Here take your Kisses , give me ...
The first is a small Eclipse of the Sun , March the first , 35 minutes past 9 in the Morn . Scarcely visible in these Parts . The second is an Eclipse of the Moon , March 15 , beginning 30 minutes after 4 a Clock , P. M. the Moon being ...
In my last , on the second Eclipse , which was of the Moon , March , 1736. celebrated in - or the Balance , I hinted , That Germany would be weighed and found wanting . The Course of the Year ( I speak without Boasting ) has verified ...
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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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