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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 Republican Compiler: Comprising a Series of Scientific, Descriptive ...

A citizen of Pittsburgh - Electronic books - 1818 - 263 pages
...ago, might be, inscribed on his tombstone : The body of BENJAMIN FRANKLIN, Printer, (Like the covering of an old book, Its contents torn out, And stript...for worms ; Yet the work itself shall not be lost, but wills (as he believed,) Appear once more in a new and more Beautiful edition, corrected and amended...
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Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Benjamin Franklin ...

Benjamin Franklin - Statesmen - 1818 - 449 pages
...from which this is a faithful copy. [Epitaph written 1728.] The Body of BENJAMIN FRANKLIN, Printer, (Like the cover of an old book, Its contents torn...lettering and gilding) Lies here, food for worms. But the work shall not be lost, For it will (as he believed) appear onre more, In a new, and more elegant...
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Memoirs of the Life of David Rittenhouse, LLD. F.R.S.: Late President of the ...

William Barton - Astronomers - 1818 - 614 pages
...the Life of Franklin. THE BODY of BENJAMIN FBANKLIN, Printer, (Like the Cover of an old Book, It's Contents torn out, And stript of its Lettering and...here, food for worms; Yet the Work itself shall not be los(, For it will (as he believed) appear once more, In a new And more beautiful Edition, . Corrected...
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Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Benjamin Franklin ...

Benjamin Franklin - Statesmen - 1818
...copy. [Epitaph written 1728.] The Body of BENJAMIN FRANKLIN, Printer, (Like the cover of an old book, T Its contents torn out, And stript of its lettering and gilding) Lies here, food for worms. But the work shall not be lost, For it will (as he believed) appear once more. In a new, and more elegant...
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Tickler, Or, Monthly Compendium of Good Things, in Prose and ..., Volumes 1-3

English literature - 1818
...the Body of BEN FRANKLIN, Printer. Like the cover of an old book, Its contents worn out And irtript of its lettering and gilding, Lies here, food for worms. Yet the work shall not be lost ; But it shall, as he believed. Once more appear, In a new and beautiful edition,...
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Seren Gomer : neu, Gyfrwng gwybodaeth cyffredinol i'r Cymry, Volumes 40-41

Wales - 1857
...and i of its Lettering and Gilding;) Lies here, food for woi ms. ” WOBK ITSELF shall not be lost ; t will, as he believed, appear once more, in a new And...beautiful Edition, Corrected and Amended by The Author. ) natur yn llawn o arwyddlun> adgyfodiad у corff. Cymharer i*ly gauaf ą chanol y gwanwyn ; yn £eyntaf,...
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The Life of Benjamin Franklin: With Many Choice Anecdotes and Admirable ...

Mason Locke Weems - Statesmen - 1822 - 264 pages
...G?orf." 3C4 THE LIFE OF DR. FRANKLIN. FRANKLIN'S EPITAPH. "THE BODY OF HEAJ3MLV FRWKLIJV, PRIJVTEK. LIKE THE COVER OF AN OLD BOOK, its contents torn out,...and gilding, lies here food for worms. Yet the work itsell shall not be lost; for it will, as he believed, appear once more IN A NEW t aud more beautiful...
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Collectaneous Epitaphs: Chiefly Designed to Assist Surviving Relations in ...

Morgan Williams - Epitaphs - 1822 - 72 pages
...food for worms ; But the work itself shall be not lost ; For, it will, as he believed, Appear again, in a new And more beautiful edition, Corrected and amended By the AUTHOR. v. By fashion led, I spent my life at ease, Too gay to let a serious thought displease; But died amaz'd,...
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The Manchester iris, Volume 1

1822
...mistake not was wrote by Benjamin Franklin for himself, viz. 'The ' body of Benjamin 1'Yankl in. Printer, like the cover of ' an old book, its contents torn out and stripped of its ' lettering and gilding, lies here, food for the worms : ' yet the work itself shall...
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An Account of the United States of America: Derived from Actual Observation ...

Isaac Holmes - United States - 1823 - 476 pages
...sketch, with transcribing the following Epitaph, which he wrote on himself. Body of BENJAMIN FRANKLIN, (Like the cover of an old Book, Its contents torn...Edition, Corrected and Amended, By • . . , The Author. CHAP. XX. PRISONS. IT has been already mentioned in the chapter on the Laws, that in the United States,...
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