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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. But the work shall not be lost, For it will, as he believed, appear once more, In a new... "
Contributions to Herography - Page 55
1850 - 101 pages
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Annual Register, Volume 32

Edmund Burke - History - 1793 - 532 pages
...compofed for himfelf fome years ago, may be infcribed on his tombftone : i « The body of BENJAMIN FRANKLIN,' Printer, (like the cover of an old book, its contents torn out, and ftript of its lettering andgilding) lies here food for worms : yet the work itfelf ihall not be loft,...
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Political, Miscellaneous, and Philosophical Pieces: Arranged Under the ...

Benjamin Franklin - American prose literature - 1779 - 610 pages
...earth is frozen at unexpected depths below. July 1779. NB Vidt Addenda. EJ Tixe \ The body 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....
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The British Magazine and Review: Or, Universaal Miscellany of Arts ..., Volume 3

1783 - 424 pages
...of it's Lettering and Gilding) Lies here Food for the Worms: Yet the Work itfelf fliall not be loft; For it will (as he believed) appear once more, In a new And moft beautiful Edition, Corrected and amended By The Author. The conclufion of this infcription, however,...
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The British Magazine and Review, Or, Universal Miscellany, Volume 1

Great Britain - 1783 - 524 pages
...of it's Lettering and Gilding) Lies here Food for the Worms: Yet the Work itfelf (ball not be loft; For it will (as he believed) appear once more, In a new And moft beautiful Edition, Correñed and amended By The Author. The conclufion of this infcription, however,...
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The Historical Magazine, Or, Classical Library of Public Events ..., Volume 2

History - 1790 - 522 pages
...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 Scots Magazine, Volume 52

English literature - 1790 - 694 pages
...he compofed for himfelf fome years ago, may be infcribcd on his tombftonc : " The bpdy 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,...
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The Edinburgh Magazine, Or, Literary Miscellany, Volume 12

Books and bookselling - 1790 - 564 pages
...he compofed for himftlî fome years ago, may be inicribtd on his tombftonc : « The body 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,...
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Works of the Late Doctor Benjamin Franklin: Consisting of His Life, Written ...

Benjamin Franklin - Statesmen - 1793 - 324 pages
...following epitaph on himfelf, was written by him many years previous to his death ; THE BODY 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 flwll not be loft,...
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Annual Register of World Events, Volume 32

History - 1793 - 542 pages
...for himfelf iome years ago, may be infcribed on his tombftone : « The body of BENJAMIN FRANKLÍN, Printer, (like the cover of an old book, its contents torn out, and ftript of itslettering and gilding) lies here food for worms : yet the work itfelf ihall not be loft,...
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Annual Register, Volume 32

Edmund Burke - History - 1793 - 544 pages
...compofed for himfeif fome years ago, may be infcribed on his tombilone : " The body 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,...
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