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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Ho NOVEMBER The Lying Habit is in some so strong , To Truth they know not how to bend their Tongue ; And tho ' sometimes their Ends Truth best would answer Yet Lies come uppermost , do what they can , Sir , Mendacio delights in telling ...
But you may give them these three Signs by which they shall be convinc'd of the Truth of it . About the middle of June next , J. J- . n , Philomat , shall be openly reconciled to the Church of Rome , and give all his Goods and Chattles ...
Increas'd with Years , by candid Truth refin'd , Pour all its boundless Ardours thro ' your Mind . By yours the Care a chosen Band to gain ; With them to Glory's radiant Summit strain , Aiding and aided each , while all contend ...
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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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