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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Father Abraham stood up , and reply'd , If you'd have my Advice , I'll give it you in short , for a Word to the Wise is enough , and many Words won't fill a Bushel , as Poor Richard says . They join'd in desiring him to speak his Mind ...
Poverty soon overtakes him , as we read in Poor Richard , who adds , Drive thy Business , let not that drive thee ; and Early to Bed , and early to rise , makes a Man healthy , wealthy , and wise . So what signifies wishing and hoping ...
Remember what Poor Richard says , Buy what thou hast no Need of , and ere long thou shalt sell thy Necessaries . And again , At a great Pennyworth pause a while : He means , that perhaps the Cheapness is apparent only , and not real ...
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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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