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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FEBRUARY Sam's Wife provok'd him once ; he broke her Crown , The Surgeon's Bill amounted to Five Pound ; This Blow ( she brags ) has cost my Husband dear , He'll ne'er strike more . Sam chanc'd to over - hear . Therefore before his Wife ...
Abusive Nabal ow'd his forfeit Life To the wise Conduct of a prudent Wife . At Hester's Suit , the persecuting Sword Was sheath'd , and Israel liv'd to bless the Lord . Keep thou from the Opportunity , and God will keep thee from the ...
James Sands , of Horburn , in the County of Stafford , near Birmingham , lived 140 Years , and his Wife 120 , in a perfect State of Health till the Day of their Deaths . He out - liv'd 5 Leases of 21 Years each , all made after his ...
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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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