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 rich rogue , is like a fat hog , who never does good til as dead as a log . Relation without friendship , friendship without power , power without will , will without effect , effect without profit , & profit without vertue , are not ...
He that is rich need not live sparingly , and he that can live sparingly need not be rich . If you wou'd be reveng'd of your enemy , govern yourself . A wicked Hero will turn his back to an innocent coward . Laws like to Cobwebs catch ...
Content makes poor men rich ; Discontent makes rich Men poor . . Too much plenty makes Mouth dainty . On the 7th of this month , 1626 , died that great little man , Sir FRANCIS BACON ; great in his prodigious genius , parts and learning ...
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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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