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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 Sabbath: A Brief History of Laws, Petitions, Remonstrances and Reports ...

Harmon Kingsbury - Sabbath legislation - 1841 - 384 pages
...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...and more beautiful edition, corrected and amended by tins AUTHOR." separation of soul and body at death ; tne resurrection and perfection of both ; and...
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America, Historical, Statistic, and Descriptive: By J. S. Buckingham, Volume 2

James Silk Buckingham - Atlantic States - 1841 - 521 pages
...and intended by him to be inscribed upon 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 and amended...
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America, Historical, Statistic, and Descriptive: By J. S. Buckingham, Volume 2

James Silk Buckingham - Atlantic States - 1841 - 521 pages
...intended by him to be inscribed upon his tombstone : ' The body of BENJAMIN FRANKLIN, Printer, (like die cover of an old book, its contents torn out, and stript...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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The Political Text Book: Containing the Declaration of Independence, with ...

Edward Currier - Constitutional law - 1841 - 489 pages
...written by Doctor Franklin, many years previously to his death : The body of BENJAMIN FRANKLIN, PRINTER, like the cover of an old book, its contents torn out,...lettering and gilding, lies here food for worms. Yet ihe work itself shall not be lost ; for it will (as he believed) appear once more in a new and more...
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The Sabbath: A Brief History of Laws, Petitions, Remonstrances and Reports ...

Harmon Kingsbury - Sabbath legislation - 1841 - 384 pages
...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...Yet the work itself shall not be lost, for it will (ae he believed) appear once more in a new and more beautiful edition, corrected and amended by the...
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A Benjamin Franklin Reader

Walter Isaacson - Biography & Autobiography - 2005 - 576 pages
...contents worn out, and stripped 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 edition, Revised and corrected By the Author. Shortly before he died, however, he prescribed...
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Benjamin Franklin: An American Life

Walter Isaacson - Biography & Autobiography - 2004 - 586 pages
...contents worn out, and stripped 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 edition, Revised and corrected By the Author.™ Shortly before he died, however, he prescribed...
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Artists of Colonial America

Elisabeth Louise Roark - Art - 2003 - 207 pages
...his own "Premature Epitaph" composed in 1728, in which he compared his body to an old book soon to be "a new and more beautiful Edition, Corrected and amended by the Author" (ie, God).27 Certainly, Franklin was aware not only of Fosters elegy but also of his pioneering efforts...
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Yes, There Is Something You Can Do

...ornament as they sang. JAN is Benjamin Franklin wrote his own epitaph: The body of Benjamin Franklin (like the cover of an old book, its contents torn out, and script of its lettering and gilding) lies here, food for worms. Yet the work itself shall not be lost,...
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From Stress to Serenity: Gaining Strength in the Trials of Life

Angus Jenkinson - Religion - 2003 - 276 pages
...personality that are part of who we are today. Past lives re-emerging? The Body of B. 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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