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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Hot things , sharp things , sweet things , cold things All rot the teeth , and make them look like old things . Blame - all and Praise - all are two blockheads . Be temperate in wine , in eating , girls , & sloth ; Or the Gout will ...
Three things are men most liable to be cheated in , a Horse , a Wig , and a Wife . He that lives well , is learned enough . Poverty , Poetry , and new Titles of Honour , make Men ridiculous . He that scatters Thorns , let him not go ...
Men must be taught as if you taught them not , And Things unknown propos'd as Things forgot ; Without Good Breeding Truth is disapprov'd That only makes superior Sense belov'd . Those who are fear'd , are hated . The Things which hurt ...
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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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