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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If he then be a Fool whose Thought denies There is a God , how desp'rately unwise , How much more Fool is he whose Language shall Proclaim in publick , There's no God at all : What then are they , nay Fools in what degree Whose Actions ...
I dare say there won't be much more Bacon than Swine . Mercury somewhat threatens our Parsley - beds , yet Parsly will be to be had for Money . Hemp will grow faster than the Children of this Age , and some will find there's but too ...
There's a time to wink as well as to see . Honest Tom ! you may trust him with a house - full of untold Milstones . There is no Man so bad , but he secretly respects the Good . Font APRIL RELIGION's Force divine is best display'd , In a ...
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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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