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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... "
The Manchester iris - Page 56
1822
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London Magazine: Or, Gentleman's Monthly Intelligencer..., Volume 40

English essays - 1771
...body of Ben Franklin, printer, (Like the cover of an old boofe, Its contents worn out, And ftripp'd of its lettering and gilding) Lies here food for the worms. Yet the work fliall not be loft j For it fliall (a< he believed) appear once not* la a new And moft hcnitiful edition...
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The Annual Register of World Events: A Review of the Year, Volume 32

History - 1793
...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
...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 British Magazine and Review, Or, Universal Miscellany

W. Wood - Literature, English - 1783
...BEN FRANKI.IK, Printer, (Like tbc Cover of an Old Book, It's Contents torn out, And (tripped of it's Lettering and Gilding) Lies here Food for the Worms: Yet the Work itfelf (ball not be loft; For it will (as he believed) appear once more, In a new And moft beautiful...
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The British Magazine and Review: Or, Universaal Miscellany of Arts ..., Volume 3

1783
...BEN FRANKLIN, Printer, (Like the Cover ot an Old Book, It's Contents torn out, And ftripped of it's Lettering and Gilding) Lies here Food for the Worms: Yet the Work itfelf fliall not be loft; For it will (as he believed) appear once more, In a new And moft beautiful...
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The Edinburgh magazine, or Literary miscellany

Literary Criticism - 1790
...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
...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
...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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Eccentric biography; or, Sketches of remarkable characters, ancient and modern

Eccentric biography - Biography & Autobiography - 1801
...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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