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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 Works of the Late Dr. Benjamin Franklin: Consisting of His Life Written ... - Page 135
by Benjamin Franklin - 1807 - 295 pages
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Eccentric biography; or, Sketches of remarkable characters, ancient and modern

BIOGRAPHY. - 1801 - 348 pages
...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...gilding) lies here, food for worms : yet the work itseH shall not be lost, but will (as he be-lieved), appear once more, in a new, and more beautiful...
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The New Universal Biographical Dictionary, and American ..., Volume 2

James Hardie - Biography - 1801
...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 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...Work itself shall not be lost: For it will (as he believ'd) appear once more In a new And more beautiful Edition, Corrected and Amended By The Author."...
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A select collection of epitaphs and monumental inscriptions, with anecdotes ...

Select collection - Epitaphs - 1806 - 230 pages
...Its contents torn out, And »tiipt of its lettering and gildiflg^ Lies here, food for worms ; Yet ihf work itself shall not be lost, For it will (as he believed) appear once rr.ore, In a new And more beautiful edition, Corrected and amended by The Author. On Mr. Havurd, Comedian....
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The Lady's Magazine, Or, Entertaining Companion for the Fair Sex ..., Part 1

English literature - 1794
...ftript of its lettering and gilding) Lies here food for wornu ; Yet the work itfelf (hall not be loft, for it will (as he believed) appear once more* In a new And more beautiful edition, Currecled and amended * by The Author. (TV It (Mfluded in OK" next,} Grafv':tte Abbey. A Romance. GRASVILLE...
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The Lady's Magazine, Or, Entertaining Companion for the Fair Sex ..., Part 2

English literature - 1794
...himfelC was written by him, many year} previous to his death : THE BODY of Br.NJAWiN FRAKKLIS. 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 itfclf lhall not br loft,...
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A Biographical Dictionary: Containing a Brief Account of the First Settlers ...

John Eliot - Frontier and pioneer life - 1809 - 511 pages
...but is inge» nious. He made it to be put on his tombstone. The body of BENJAMIN FRANKLIN, printer, (like the cover of an old book, its contents torn...for worms : yet the work itself shall not be. lost, but will, as he believed, appear once more in a new and more beautiful edition, corrected apd amended...
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A Biographical Dictionary: Containing a Brief Account of the First Settlers ...

John Eliot - Frontier and pioneer life - 1809 - 511 pages
...ingenious. He made it to be put on his tombstone. The body of BENJAMIN KKANKLIM, printer, (like the cover o' an old book, its contents torn out, and stript of...for worms : yet the work itself shall not be lost, but will, as he believed, appear once more in a new and more beautiful edition, corrected and amended...
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A New Biographical Dictionary: Containing a Brief Account of the Lives and ...

Stephen Jones - Biography - 1811 - 476 pages
...book, them, even those of humour, bea the marks of bis observing geniu and mild philosophy. He wrot and stript of its lettering and gilding) lies here food for worms ; its concents torn out, many for that rank of people who bave no opportunity for study, and yet the...
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The literary miscellany: or, Selections and extracts, classical ..., Volume 9

1812
...BENJAMIN FRANKLIN, Printei, (like thecover of an old book, it's contents torn out, and stripped of it's lettering and gilding) lies here, food for worms ;...be lost, for it will (as he believed) appear once mor?, in a new and more beautiful edition, corrected and amended by • the Author. Philadelphia never...
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