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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Th'immortal Soul shares but a Part of thee ; For thou wert present when our Life began , When the warm Dust shot up in breathing Man . [ Cont'd Dec. Not to oversee Workmen , is to leave them your Purse Purse open .
I 2 4 8 Thus , a present Nobleman ( for Instance ) is His Father and Mother were His Grandfathers and Grandmothers His Great Grandfathers and Great Grandmothers And , supposing no Intermarriages among Relations , the next Predecessors ...
At present , perhaps , you may think yourself in thriving Circumstances , and that you can bear a little Extravagance without Injury ; but , For Age and Want , save while you may ; No Morning Sun lasts a whole Day , as Poor Richard says ...
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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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