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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DECEMBER O nearer the Earth in Winter than in Summer 15046 miles , ( his Lowness and short Appearance making Winter cold ) ) nearer in her Perigeon than Apogeon , 69512 miles : ħ nearer 49868 miles ; 4 nearer 38613 miles : 07 nearer ...
We complain sometimes of hard Winters in this Country ; but our Winters will appear as Summers , when compar'd with ... Captain Middleton , a Member of the Royal Society , who had made many Voyages thither , and winter'd there 1741-2 ...
s On WINTER . ' Tis done ! dread Winter spreads his latest glooms , And reigns tremendous o'er the conquer'd year ! How dead the vegetable kindgom lies ! How dumb the tuneful ! Horror wide extends His melancholy empire . Here fond man !
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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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