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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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A Universal Biographical Dictionary, Containing the Lives of the Most ...

Charles N. Baldwin - Biography - 1833 - 444 pages
...some years before, might be inscribed on Ыг tombstone : "The body of BENJAMIN FRANKLIN, Printer, (like the cover of an old book, its contents torn out, and etript of its lettering and gilding) lies here food for worms ; yet the work itself shall not be lost,...
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Lives of the Signers to the Declaration of Independence

Charles Augustus Goodrich - 1834 - 460 pages
...was written by himself, many years previously to his death: The body of BENJAMIN FRANKLIN, PRINTBB, Like the cover of an old book, its contents torn out,...for worms ; Yet the work itself shall not be lost, V • For it will (as he believed) appear once more . • . in a new and more beautiful edition, iv....
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The Works of Dr. Benjamin Franklin: Consisting of Essays, Humourous, Moral ...

Benjamin Franklin - American essays - 1834 - 290 pages
...himfelf, was p ilttcn by hun many years previous to his death — THE BODY of BIKJAHIN TSANILtlf, Printer, (like the cover of an old book, its contents torn...lettering and gilding lies here food for worms ; yet the woik itself shall not be lost, tot it win (as he believed) appear once more in a new and more Iwauiiful...
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Lives of the Departed Heroes, Sages, and Statesmen of America: Confined ...

United States - 1834 - 400 pages
...among his papers, and from which this is a faithful copy. "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 once more, In a newj and more elegant...
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The Works of Dr. Benjamin Franklin: Consisting of Essays, Humourous, Moral ...

Benjamin Franklin - American essays - 1834 - 290 pages
...years previous to his deatlvrTHE BODY of BENJAMtN FRANKLtN, Printer, (like the cover of an old hook, its contents torn out, and stript of its lettering...here food for worms ; yet the work itself shall not he lost. for it will (as he helived) appear once more in a new and mure henutiful edition, corrected...
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Memoirs of Benjamin Franklin, Volume 1

Benjamin Franklin - Statesmen - 1834
...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 out, And stripped of its lettering and gilding) Lies here, food for worms. But the work shall not be lost, For...
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The Life of Benjamin Franklin: With Many Choice Anecdotes and Admirable ...

Mason Locke Weems - Statesmen - 1835 - 239 pages
...of its lettering and gilding, lies here food for worms. Yet the work itself shall not be lost; fin it will, as he believed, appear once more IN A NEW...beautiful edition, corrected and amended BY THE AUTHOR." This epitaph was never put upon his tomb. But the friend ol man needs no stone of the valley to perpetuate...
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The Works of Dr. Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin - Economics - 1835 - 312 pages
...years previons to his death: THE BODY OF BENJAMIN FRANKLIN, FRUITER, ITS CONTESTS TORN OUT, A5D STRIF-T OF ITS LETTERING AND GILDING) LIES HERE FOOD FOR WORMS ; YET THE WORK ITSELF SHALL MOT BE LOST, FOR IT WILL (AS HE RELIEVED) APPEAR OKCE MORI IN A HEW AKD THORE BEAUTIFUL EDITION, CORRECTED...
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A Popular Cyclopedia of History: Ancient and Modern, Forming a Copious ...

Francis Alexander Durivage - Chronology, Historical - 1835 - 708 pages
...displayed in an epitaph which he wrote years before his death. THE BOUT OF BENJAMIN FRANKLIN, PRINTER, (LIKE THE COVER OF AN OLD BOOK, ITS CONTENTS TORN OUT. AND STRIPPED OF ITS I.ETTF.RINO A*D OILDING.) I, IKS HF.RE, FOOD FOR WORMS ; YET THE WORX ITSELF «HALL...
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The Works of Benjamin Franklin: Containing Several Political and ..., Volume 1

Benjamin Franklin, Jared Sparks - Statesmen - 1840
...Vaughan's edition. The variation is in the following lines, which are thus printed by Mr. Vaughan. " Yet the work itself shall not be lost, For it will,...beautiful edition, Corrected and amended By The Author." In a note Mr. Vaughan adds; " A newspaper, in which I have seen this copy of Dr. Franklin's epitaph...
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