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 ...
T Courteous READER , THIS is the Twelfth Year that I have in this Way laboured for the Benefit of Whom ? of the Publick , if you'll be so good - natured as to believe it ; if not , e'en take the naked Truth , ' twas for the Benefit of ...
This Act of Parliament , as it contains many Matters of Importance , and extends expressly to all the British Colonies , I shall for the Satisfaction of the Publick , give at full length : 26 Wishing withal , according to ancient Custom ...
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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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