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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A Traveller should have a hog's nose , deer's legs , and an ass's back . At the working man's house hunger looks in but dares not enter . A good Lawyer a bad Neighbour . * JULY Impudent Jack , who now lives by his Shifts , Borrowing of ...
Think , Madam , when you stretch your Lungs , That all your Neighbours too have Tongues ; One Slander fifty will beget ... every one has courage enough to bear the misfortunes , and wisdom enough to manage the Affairs of his neighbour .
A Parent's , Houshold's Tear , A Neighbour's Groan , and Heav'n's Displeasure fear . [ Cont'd Sept. ' Tis a laudable Ambition , that aims at being better than his Neighbours . The wise Man draws more Advantage from his Enemies ...
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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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