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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Old Maids lead Apes there , where the old Batchelors are turn'd to Apes . MARCH There's many Men forget their proper Station , And still are meddling with th'Administration Of Government ; that's wrong , and this is right , And such a ...
I have never seen the Philosopher's Stone that turns lead into Gold ; but I have known the pursuit of it turn a Man's Gold into Lead . Never intreat a servant to dwell with thee . E OCTOBER A Doubtful Meaning : The Female kind is 60 ...
Ptolomy is compar'd to a whimsical Cook , who , instead of Turning his Meat in Roasting , should fix That , and contrive to have his whole Fire , Kitchen and all , whirling continually round it . on FEBRUARY Don't after foreign Food and ...
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - DarthDeverell - LibraryThing
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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