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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There are so many invisible Eclipses this Year , that I fear , not unjustly , our Pockets will suffer Inanition , be full empty , and our Feeling at a Loss . During the first visible Eclipse Saturn is retrograde : For which Reason the ...
Those who are fear'd , are hated . The Things which hurt , instruct . The Eye of a Master , will do more Work than his Hand . A soft Tongue may strike hard . SA NOVEMBER Sylvia while young , with ev'ry Grace adorn'd , Each blooming ...
And knows no Fear , except the Fear of GOD . Would Heav'n indulgent grant my fond Desire , Thus would I live , and thus should Life expire . EPITAPH on a worthy Clergyman . Still like his Master , known by breaking Bread , The Good he ...
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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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