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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Just as I thought , so it was . And truly , ( for want of somewhat else to say , I suppose ) he had put into his Preface , that his Wife Bridget — was this , and that , and t'other . -What a pease - cods ! cannot I have a little Fault ...
For while the boundless Theme extends our Thought , Ten thousand thousand rolling Years are nought . O endless Thought ! divine Eternity ! Th'immortal Soul shares but a Part of thee ; For thou wert present when our Life began , When the ...
Edward Young : Night Thoughts . Young : Love of Fame . Edmund Waller : Upon the Late Storm . Young : Night Thoughts . 23. Johnson : The Vanity of Human Wishes . 24. Young : Night Thoughts . 25 . Abraham Cowley : Pindarique Odes . 26.
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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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