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" THE BODY OF BENJAMIN FRANKLIN, Printer, {like the cover of an old book, its contents torn out, and stript of its lettering and gilding) lies here food for worms ; yet the work itself shall not be lost, for it will (as he believed) appear once more in... "
Works of the Late Dr. Benjamin Franklin: Consisting of His Life, Written by ... - 162. oldal
szerző: Benjamin Franklin - 1794
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The Philosophical Works of John Locke, 1. kötet

John Locke - 1854
...readers, I imagine, are already well acquainted with the following epitaph which he wrote for himself : The Body of Benjamin Franklin, Printer, (Like the cover of an old book, Its contents torn out, And stript of its lettering and gilding,) Lies here food for worms ; Yet the work itself...

The American's Own Book: Containing the Declaration of Independence, with ...

1855 - 496 oldal
...divine revelation. The following epitaph on himself was written by Doctor Franklin many years previously to his death : — The body of BENJAMIN FRANKLIN,...PRINTER, like the cover of an old book, its contents torn out, and stript of its lettering and g.lding, lies here, food for worms. Yet the work itself shall...

Cyclopaedia of American Literature: Embracing Personal and ..., 1. kötet,1. rész

Evert Augustus Duyckinck, George Long Duyckinck - 1855
...wrote in his days of youth, at the age of twenty-three, was not placed over his grave in Philadelphia. The Body Of Benjamin Franklin, Printer, (Like the cover of an old book, Its contents torn out, And atript of its lettering and gilding,) Lie* here, food for worms. Yet the work itself...

The Life of Benjamin Franklin: Written by Himself ; to which is Added His ...

Benjamin Franklin - 1855 - 375 oldal
...here the epitaph which he wrote for himself, before he was twenty-one years old. It is as follows: "THE BODY OF BENJAMIN FRANKLIN, PRINTER, (Like the cover of an old book, Its contents torn out, And stript of its lettering and gilding,) Lies here, food for worms ; But the work shall...

The National Magazine: Devoted to Literature, Art, and Religion, 7. kötet

Abel Stevens, James Floy - 1855
...taste to put the quaint composition on the slab that covers his grave. How ridiculous it would look! "The body of BENJAMIN FRANKLIN, PRINTER, Like the cover of an old book, Its contents torn out, And stripped of its lettering and gilding, Lies here food for worms. Bnt the work shall not...

Cyclopaedia of American literature, by E. A. and G. L. Duyckinck, 1. kötet

Evert Augustus Duyckinck - 1855
...wrote in his days of youth, at the ago ot' twenty-three, was not placed over his grave in Philadelphia. The Body Of Benjamin Franklin, Printer, (Like the cover of an old book, Its content-) torn out, And stript of it« lettering nml gilding,) Lies höre, food for worms. Yet the...

The Loved and the Lost ...

William Ross Wallace - 1856 - 180 oldal
...similarity between the above and the following (written subsequently) which has been so justly admired. " The body of Benjamin Franklin, Printer, like the cover of an old book, its contents torn out and stript of its lettering and gilding, lies here, food for worms, yet the work itself shall...

The American Biographical Dictionary: Containing an Account of the Lives ...

William Allen - 1857 - 905 oldal
...bimself many years previously to his death ; probably suggested by Woodbridge's lines on John Cotton : " The body of Benjamin Franklin, printer, Like the cover of an old book, Its contents torn out. And gtrlpt of its lettering and gilding, Lies here, food for worms; Yet tho work itself shall...

A Collection of Epitaphs and Monumental Inscriptions: On the Most ...

Silvester Tissington - 1857 - 517 oldal
...himself — written many years before his death, which took place April 17th, 1790, aged 84 years: — " The Body of BENJAMIN FRANKLIN, Printer, Like the cover of an old Book, Its contents torn out, And stript of its Lettering and Gilding Lies here, food for worms ; Yet the work itself shall...

Historical and Literary Celebrities: Being Biographical Sketches Selected ...

William Chambers, Robert Chambers - 1859 - 576 oldal
...in the immortality of the soul is inconsistent with a knowledge and love of natural science : — ' The body of Benjamin Franklin, printer (like the cover of an old book with its contents torn out, and stript of its lettering and gilding), lies here food for worms : yet...




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