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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T MAY Lalus who loves to hear himself discourse Keeps talking still as if he frantick were , And tho ' himself might no where hear a worse , Yet he no other but himself will hear . Stop not his Mouth , if he be troublesome , But stop ...
Deaf , giddy , helpless , left alone , To all my Friends a Burthen grown , No more I hear a great Church - Bell , Than if it rang out for my Knell : At Thunder now no more I start , Than at the whisp'ring of a F - t .
AUGUST Ships sailing down Delaware Bay this Month , shall hear at ten Leagues Distance a confus'd rattling Noise , like a Shower of Hail on a Cake of Ice . Don't be frighted , good Passengers ! The Sailors can inform you , that it's ...
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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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