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" 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. Yet the work itself shall not be lost, For it will (as he believed) appear once more In... "
Eccentric biography; or, Sketches of remarkable characters, ancient and modern - Page 127
by Eccentric biography - 1801
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The Annual Register of World Events: A Review of the Year, Volume 32

History - 1793
...following epitaph, which he 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
...above, and thac the 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 Edinburgh magazine, or Literary miscellany

Literary Criticism - 1790
...following epitaph, which 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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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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Works of the late Doctor Benjamin Franklin: consisting of his life, written ...

Benjamin Franklin - Statesmen - 1793 - 303 pages
...difeafes." The 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

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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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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Works of the late Dr. Benjamin Franklin: consisting of his life, written by ...

Benjamin Franklin, Henry Stueber, Benjamin Franklin Collection (Library of Congress) - Statesmen - 1794
...difeafes." V The following epitaph on himfdf, was writtea by him many years, previous to his death ; THE BODY of BENJAMIN FRANKLIN, Printer,. (Like the cover of an old book, Its contents tern out And ftript of iis lettenng and gilding) Lies here food for worms ; Yet the work itfelf fhall...
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The New Universal Biographical Dictionary, and American ..., Volume 2

James Hardie, A. Citizen - Biography - 1801
...-wrote the following epitaph on himself, several years previous to his death : VOL. II. No. 15. F 3 " THE BODY OF BENJAMIN FRANKLIN, PRINTER, (LIKE THE...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 LOST,...
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The Lady's magazine: or, Entertaining companion for the fair sex

1794
...Epitaph on himfelf, was written by him, many yean previous to his death : -THE BODY of BENJAMIN FRAKKLIN, Printer, (Like the cover of an old book, Its contents torn out, And ftript of its lettering and gilding) Lies here food for wornu ; Yet the work itfelf (hall not be loft,...
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