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Benjamin Franklin
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Memoirs of the life and writings of Benjamin Franklin, written by himself to a late period, and continued to his death by W.T. Franklin. Comprising the private correspondence and public negotiations of dr. Franklin and a selection from his works (1818 edition)
Benjamin Franklin
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A Benjamin Franklin reader (1945 edition)
Benjamin Franklin
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Poor Richard's Almanack by Benjamin Franklin, 1749 ed.
Benjamin Franklin
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The life of Benjamin Franklin by Jared Sparks (1856), p. 408, Year 1776: "... replied Franklin, 'we must, indeed, all hang together, or most assuredly we shall all hang separately.'"
Benjamin Franklin
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Poor Richard's Almanack by Benjamin Franklin, 1749 ed.
Benjamin Franklin
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The Writings of Benjamin Franklin (1970 edition), Ardent Media


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Born: January 17, 1706

Died: April 17, 1790 (aged 84)

Nationality: American

Occupation: Politician

Bio: Benjamin Franklin was one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. A noted polymath, Franklin was a leading author, printer, political theorist, politician, postmaster, scientist, musician, inventor, satirist, civic activist, statesman, and diplomat.

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Life is a waste of wearisome hours, Which seldom the rose of enjoyment adorns, And the heart that is soonest awake to the flowers, Is always the first to be touch'd by the thorns.

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