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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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The literary miscellany: or, Selections and extracts, classical ..., Volume 9

1812
...food for worms ; yet the work itself shall not 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 displayed a scene of superior grandeur than at the funeral of this great man. His...
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Supplement to the Rural Sports

William Barker Daniel - Falconry - 1813 - 507 pages
...this EPITAPH upon himself, many Years previous to.bis Death. The BODY of BENJAMIN FRANKLIN, Printer, (Like the Cover of an old Book, Its Contents torn...Yet the Work itself shall not be lost; For it will appear once more, In a new And more beautiful EDITION, Corrected and amended by the AUTHOR. A Wag on...
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Rural Sports

William Barker Daniel - Fishing - 1813
...this EPITAPH upon himself, many Years previous to his Death. The BOOT of BENJAMIN FRANKLIN, Printer, (Like the Cover of an old Book, Its Contents torn...Yet the Work itself shall not be lost; For it will appear once moret In a new And more beautiful EDITION, Corrected and amended by the AUTHOR. At length...
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The Cheap magazine [ed. by G. Miller.] Vol, Volume 1

George Miller - 1813
...its Lettering and Gilding,) LIES HEBE FOOD FOR THE 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 Revised THE AUTHOfc. THOMAS GAINSBOROUGH, OF whom it has been said, that " Nature was fiis Teacher,...
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Carminum rariorum macaronicorum delectus:: in usum ludorum Apollinarum, quae ...

Andrew Duncan - Macaronic literature - 1813 - 144 pages
...that City. The body of BENJAMIN FRANKLIN, Printer, Like the cover of an old book, Its contents worn out, And stript of its lettering and gilding, Lies here food for the worms. Yet the work shall not be lost, For it shall, as he believed, appear once more, In a new...
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The Polyanthos

1814
...several years previous to his death : " THE BODY OF BENJAMIN FRANKLIN, PRINTER, (LIKE THE COVER or AN OLD BOOK, ITS CONTENTS TORN OUT, AND STRIPT OF...HERE FOOD FOR WORMS ; YET THE WORK ITSELF SHALL NOT BB LOST, BUT WILL- (AS HE BELIEVED) APPEAR ONCE MORE IN A NEW AND MORE BEUTIFUL EDITION, CORRECTED...
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A Collection of American Epitaphs and Inscriptions, with ..., Volume 5

Timothy Alden - Epitaphs - 1814
...Its prototype, however, may be seen in JMathei-'s Magnalia. The body of BENJAMIN FRANKLIN, pi-inter, like the cover of an old book, its contents torn out,...of its lettering and gilding, lies here, food for worma , yet the work itself shall not be lost ; for it will, as he believed, appear, once more, in...
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Encyclopaedia Perthensis; Or Universal Dictionary of the Arts ..., Volume 10

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1816
...BOIY of BEHJAMIN FRANKLIN, PRINTER, Like the COVER of an OLD BOOB> Its contents torn out, And ftript of its lettering and gilding, Lies here food for worms. Yet the WORK itfeif fhall not be loft ; For it wi'l (as he believed; appear once more, In a HEW and MORF BEAUTIFUL...
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The National Register, Volume 7

Political science - 1819
...its Lettering and Gilding, lies Jure, Food lor the Worms. Yet the Work itselfshall not be lost, But will, as he believed, appear once more in a new And more beau iful edition, Corrected and revised, BY THE AUTHOR. Extract of a letter from a worthy Clergyman...
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Memoirs of the Life and Writings of the Late John Coakley Lettsom ..., Volume 1

Thomas Joseph Pettigrew - Physicians - 1817
...of BENJAMIN FRANKLIN, Printer > like >. ! it cover of an old book, its contents worn out, and etript of its lettering and gilding, lies here, food for worms . Yet the work shall not be lost ; for it will (as he believed) appear once more, ia new and more beautiful edition,...
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