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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Scoundrel ! in a haughtier Tone cry'd he ; Proud Lump of Dirt , I scorn thy Words and thee ; Here all are equal ; now thy Case is mine ; This is my Rotting Place , and that is thine . Jack eating rotten cheese , did say , Like Sampson I ...
T Courteous READER , \ HIS is the 15th Time I have entertain'd thee with my annual Productions ; I hope to thy Profit as well as mine . For besides the astronomical Calculations , and other Things usually contain'd in Almanacks , which ...
B Kind READER , Y way of preface ( for custom says there must be a preface to every almanack ) I present thee with an essay wrote by a celebrated naturalist of our country , which if duly attended to , may be of more service to the ...
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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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