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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O stay ! thou happy Spirit , stay , And lead me on thro ' all th ' unbeaten Wilds of Day ; Where Planets in pure Streams of Ether driven , Swim thro ' the blue Expanse of Heav'n . There let me , thy Companion , stray From Orb to Orb ...
From the Transit of Mercury over the Sun , April 25 , 1753 , which will be visible thro ' that Empire . - From the Comet of A. D. 1456 , 1531 , 1607 , and 1682 , which will appear again about 1757 ending , or 1758 beginning , and will ...
E OcтoBER The Lyncean GALILEO then aspires Thro ' the rais'd Tube to mark the Stellar fires ! The Galaxy with clust'ring Lights o'erspread , The new - nam'd Stars in bright Orion's Head , The varying Phases circling Planets show ...
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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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