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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Tongue double , brings trouble . to SEPTEMBER Death is a Fisherman , the world we see His Fish - pond is , and we the Fishes be : His Net some general Sickness ; howe'er he Is not so kind as other Fishers be ; For if they take one of ...
Thirst after Desert , not Reward . o ty SEPTEMBER The Sun now clear , serene the golden Skies , Where'er you go , as fast the Shadow flies ; A Cloud succeeds ; the Sunshine now is o'er , The fleeting Phantom fled , is seen no more ...
... there are but ten , between one and 1,000000,000000 . I shall leave my curious reader to find the rest . Pride and Gout are seldom cur'd throughout . oh SEPTEMBER Wouldst thou extract the purest Sweet of Life 167 An Almanack , & c .
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - DarthDeverell - LibraryThing
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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