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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 New Universal Biographical Dictionary, and American Remembrancer of ... - Page 410
by James Hardie - 1801
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The Annual Register of World Events: A Review of the Year, Volume 32

History - 1793 - 532 pages
...ftript of its lettering andgilding) lies here food for worms : yet the work itfelf ihall not be loft, but will (as he believed) appear once more in a new and more beautiful edition, corrected and amended by THE AUTHOR." Philadelphia never difplayed a fcene of greater...
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Political, Miscellaneous, and Philosophical Pieces: Arranged Under the ...

Benjamin Franklin - American prose literature - 1779 - 610 pages
...Of BENJAMIN FRANKLIN, 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 itfelf fhall not be loft. For it will (as he believed) appear once more, In a new * And more beautiful...
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The Historical Magazine, Or, Classical Library of Public Events ..., Volume 2

History - 1790 - 522 pages
...ftript of its letlt-ring and gilding.) lieb here food tor worms : yet the work itlelf (hall not be loft, but will (as he believed) appear once more, in a new and more beautiful edition, corn (i, cl and amended THE AUTHOR." Philadelphia never difplayed a fcene of greater...
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The Edinburgh Magazine, Or, Literary Miscellany, Volume 12

Books and bookselling - 1790 - 564 pages
...of BENJAMIN FRANKLIN, 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 itfelf (hall not be loft, but will (as he beiieved,) appear once more, in a new and more beautiful...
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The Scots Magazine, Volume 52

English literature - 1790 - 694 pages
...of BENJAMÍN FRANKLIN, 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 itfelf ihall not be loft, but will (as he believed,) appear once more, in a new and more beautiful...
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Annual Register, Volume 32

Edmund Burke - History - 1793 - 544 pages
...of BENJAMIN FRANK UN, 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 itfelf mall not be loft, but will (as he believed) appear once more in a new and more beautiful edition;...
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Works of the Late Doctor Benjamin Franklin: Consisting of His Life, Written ...

Benjamin Franklin - Statesmen - 1793 - 324 pages
...-BENJAMIN FRANKLIN, 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 itfelf flwll not be loft, For it will (as he believed) appear once mores In a new And more beautiful...
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Eccentric biography; or, Sketches of remarkable characters, ancient and modern

Eccentric biography - 1801 - 352 pages
...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 itseH shall not be lost, but will (as he be-lieved), appear once more, in a new, and more beautiful...
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Travels of Four Years and a Half in the United States of America: During ...

John Davis - Biography & Autobiography - 1803 - 470 pages
...of BENJAMIN FRANKLIN, Printel, (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 believ'd) appear once more In a new And more beautiful Edition, Corrected and Amended...
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The Works of the Late Dr. Benjamin Franklin: Consisting of His Life Written ...

Benjamin Franklin - 1807 - 310 pages
...of BENJAMIN FRANKLIV, Printely (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 a new And more beautiful edition Corrected and Amended...
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