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" COURTEOUS READER : I have heard that nothing gives an author so great pleasure as to find his works respectfully quoted by other learned authors. This pleasure I have seldom enjoyed ; for, though I have been, if I may say it without vanity, an eminent... "
The Stoddard Library: A Thousand Hours of Entertainment with the World's ... - Page 273
by John Lawson Stoddard - 1913
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Preceptive, Moral, and Sentimental Pieces: On the Duties of the Young, Issue 10

Chapbooks - 1796 - 20 pages
...of an old Pensylvanian Almanack, intitled, " Poor Richard improved," WRITTEN BY DR. BKNJ. FRANKLIN. Courteous Reader, I have heard, that nothing gives...pleasure, as to find his works respectfully quoted by others. Judge, then, how much I must have been gratified by an incident I am going to relate to you....
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Poor Richard; or, The way to wealth

Benjamin Franklin - 1820 - 288 pages
...his works respectfully quoted by learned authors. This pleasure I have seldom enjoyed ; for though I have been, if I may say it without vanity, an eminent author (of almanacs) annually now a full quarter of a century, my brother authors in the same way, for what reason...
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Select Pieces

Benjamin Franklin - American literature - 1804 - 59 pages
...intitled " Poor Richard's Almanack, fo^ the year 1759." I have heard, that nothing gives an author so much pleasure as to find his works respectfully quoted...learned authors. This pleasure I have seldom enjoyed ; fortho' I have been, if I may say it without vanity, an eminent author (of almanacks) annually now...
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The complete works ... of ... Benjamin Franklin, Volume 3

Benjamin Franklin - 1806
...Wealth, as clearly shown in the Preface of an old Pensylvania Almanack, intitled, Poor Richard Improved*. COURTEOUS READER, I HAVE heard, that nothing gives...pleasure, as to find his works respectfully quoted by others. Judge, then, how much I must have been gratified by an incident I am going to relate to you....
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The literary miscellany: or, Selections and extracts, classical ..., Volume 9

1812
...intitled " Poor Richard's Almanack, for the year 1758." I have heard, that nothing gives an author so much pleasure as to find his works respectfully quoted...learned authors. This pleasure I have seldom enjoyed ; fortho' I have been, if I may say it without vanity, an eminent author (of almanacks) annually now...
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Lionel and Clarissa, by I. Bickerstaff. The toy shop; the king and the ...

James Plumptre - English drama - 1812
...house.. I have heard (says the supposed author of the Almanack, Richard Sounders, or POOR RICHARD,) that nothing gives an author so great pleasure, as to find his works respectfully quoted by others. Judge, then, how much I must have been gratified by an incident I am going to relate to you....
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Elegant extracts: a copious selection of passages from the most ..., Volume 6

Elegant extracts - 1812
...OF AN OLD PENNSYLTANIAN ALMAN ACK, ENTITLED, POOR RICHARD IMPROVED. COURTEOUS HEADER, I HAVE beard, that nothing gives an author so great pleasure as to find his works respectfully quoted by others. Judge, then, how much I must have been gratified by an incident I am going to relate to you....
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The Cheap magazine [ed. by G. Miller.] Vol, Volume 1

George Miller - 1813
...Man's Fireside Companion. No. III.] MARCH, 1813. THE AUCTION ROOM; OB, THfc STORY OF FATHER ABRAHAM. •I HAVE heard, that nothing gives an author so great...learned authors. This pleasure I have seldom enjoyed j for though I have been, if I may say it without vanity, an eminent author (of Almanacks) annually...
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Essays and Letters, Volumes 1-2

Benjamin Franklin - 1821
...WEALTH. As clearly shown in the Preface of an old Pennsylvania Almanac, entitled, Poor Bichard Improved* COURTEOUS READER, I HAVE heard, that nothing gives...pleasure as to find his works respectfully quoted by others. Judge, then, how much I must have been gratified by an incident I am going to relate to you....
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Essays and Letters, Volumes 1-2

Benjamin Franklin - 1821
...Preface of an old Pennsylvania Almanact entitled, Poor Richard Improved* / COURTEOUS HEADER, I HAYE heard, that nothing gives an author so great pleasure as to find his works respectfully quoted by others. Judge, then, how much I must have been gratified by an incident I am going to relate to you....
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