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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A diff'rent cause , says Parson Sly , The same Effect may give ; Poor Lubin fears that he shall die ; His Wife , that he may live . Don't misinform your Doctor nor your Lawyer . I never saw an oft - transplanted tree , Nor yet an oft ...
him ? they cry : Where does he live ? -But what is that to them ? If I delight in a private Life , have they any Right to drag me out of my Retirement ? I have good Reasons for concealing the Place of my Abode .
I rest , I wake , I drink , I sometimes love , I read , I write , I settle , or I rove ; Content to live , content to die unknown , Lord of myself , accountable to none . You will be careful , if you are wise ; How you touch Men'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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