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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Soon to be the chief printer of the province , and the most genial and cheerful of men , he was full of homely wisdom and common sense . Since running away from Boston and walking the fifty miles from Perth Amboy across New Jersey ...
AUGUST Can Gold calm Passion , or make Reason shine ; Can we dig Peace or Wisdom from the Mine ? Wisdom to Gold prefer , for ' tis much less To make our Fortune , than our Happiness . That Happiness which Great Ones often see ...
Still plan with Wisdom , and with Zeal pursue ? These found most frequent in Life's middle State , Rich without Gold , and without Titles great : Knowledge of Books and Men exalts their Thought , In Wit accomplish'd tho ' in Wiles ...
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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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