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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There will be this Year six Eclipses , four of the Sun , and two of the Moon ; those of the Moon both visible and total . The first is a small Eclipse of the Sun , March the first , 35 minutes past 9 in the Morn ...
There will be four Eclipses this Year , two of the Sun and two of the Moon . The first is a great and visible Eclipse of the Sun , Feb. 18. beginning at 8 h . i m . A.M. middle at 9 h . 11 m . end at 10 h . 20 m .
Again , on the 18th Day of the same Month , you will find h rise 9 18 , which shews that Saturn rises 18 Minutes after 9 at Night . Or the Planets may be known by observing them at the Time of their Conjunctions with the Moon , viz ...
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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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