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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BUSINESS , thou Plague and Pleasure of my Life , Thou charming Mistress , thou vexatious Wife ; Thou Enemy , thou Friend , to Joy , to Grief , Thou bring'st me all , and bring'st me no Relief 97 An Almanack , & c .
Wouldst thou enjoy a long Life , a healthy Body , and a vigorous Mind , and be acquainted also with the wonderful Works of God ? labour in the first place to bring thy Appetite into Subjection to Reason . Rules to find out a fit Measure ...
PREFACE Courteous READER I SUPPOSE my Almanack may be worth the Money thou hadst paid for it , hadst thou no other Advantage from it , than to find the Day of the Month , the remarkable Days , the Changes of the Moon , the Sun and ...
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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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