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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... "
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1895 - 45 pages
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The Annual Register of World Events: A Review of the Year, Volume 32

History - 1793
...compofed for himfelf fome years ago, may be infcribed on his tombftone : i « The body of BENJAMIN FRANKLIN,' Printer, (like the cover of an old book, its contents torn out, and ftript of its lettering andgilding) lies here food for worms : yet the work itfelf ihall not be loft,...
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Political, Miscellaneous, and Philosophical Pieces: Arranged Under the ...

Benjamin Franklin - United States - 1779 - 567 pages
...earth is frozen at unexpected depths below. July 1779. NB Vidt Addenda. EJ Tixe \ The body Of BENJAMIN FRANKLIN, Printer, (Like the cover of an old book, Its contents torn out, And ftript of its lettering and gilding) Lies here, food for worms ; Yet the work itfelf fhall not be loft....
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The Scots Magazine, Volume 52

James Boswell - English literature - 1790
...he compofed for himfelf fome years ago, may be infcribcd on his tombftonc : " The bpdy of BENJAMÍN FRANKLIN, Printer, (like the cover of an old book, its contents torn out, and ftript of its lettering and gilding,) lies here food for worms : Yet the work itfelf ihall not be loft,...
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The Edinburgh magazine, or Literary miscellany

Literary Criticism - 1790
...he compofed for himftlî fome years ago, may be inicribtd on his tombftonc : « The body of BENJAMIN FRANKLIN, Printer, (like the cover of an old book, its contents torn out, and ftript of its lettering and gilding,) lies here food for worms : yet the work itfelf (hall not be loft,...
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Works of the late Doctor Benjamin Franklin: consisting of his life, written ...

Benjamin Franklin - Statesmen - 1793 - 303 pages
...following epitaph on himfelf, was written by him many years previous to his death ; THE BODY of -BENJAMIN FRANKLIN, Printer, ( Like the cover of an old book, Its contents torn out, And ftript of its lettering and gilding) Lies here, food for worms } Yet the work itfelf flwll not be loft,...
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Annual Register, Volume 32

Edmund Burke - History - 1793
...compofed for himfeif fome years ago, may be infcribed on his tombilone : " The body of BENJAMIN FRANK UN, Printer, (like the cover of an old book, its contents torn out, and ftript of its lettering and gilding) lies .here food for worms : yet the work itfelf mall not be loft,...
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Annual Register, Volume 32

History - 1793
...for himfelf iome years ago, may be infcribed on his tombftone : « The body of BENJAMIN FRANKLÍN, Printer, (like the cover of an old book, its contents torn out, and ftript of itslettering and gilding) lies here food for worms : yet the work itfelf ihall not be loft,...
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The New Universal Biographical Dictionary, and American ..., Volume 2

James Hardie, A. Citizen - Biography - 1801
...epitaph on himself, several years previous to his death : VOL. II. No. 15. F 3 " THE BODY OF BENJAMIN FRANKLIN, PRINTER, (LIKE THE COVER OF AN OLD BOOK. ITS CONTENTS TORN OUT, AND STRIPT OK ITS LETTERING AND GILDING,) LIES HERE FOOD FOR WORMS; • YET THE WORK ITSELF SHALL NOT BE...
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Eccentric biography; or, Sketches of remarkable characters, ancient and modern

Eccentric biography - Biography & Autobiography - 1801
...he composed for himself some years ago, might be inscribed on his tombstone, " 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 itseH shall not be lost,...
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Travels of four years and a half in the United States of America: during ...

John Davis - United States - 1803 - 454 pages
...on the spot, by their descendants, who feast upon Clams. I " THE BODY of BENJAMIN FRANKLIN, Printel, (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...
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