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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Courteous READER , T HIS is the third Time of my appearing in print , hitherto very much to my own Satisfaction , and , I have reason to hope , to the Satisfaction of the Publick also ; for the Publick is generous , and has been very ...
Since I cannot govern my own tongue , tho ' within my own teeth , how can I hope to govern the tongues of others ? AUGUST While faster than his costive Brain indites Philo's quick Hand in flowing Nonsence writes , His Case appears to me ...
Fair Austria spreads her mournful Charms , The Queen , the Beauty , sets the World in Arms ; From Hill to Hill the Beacon's rousing Blaze Spreads wide the Hope of Plunder and of Praise ; The fierce Croatian , and the wild Hussar ...
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - DarthDeverell - LibraryThing
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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