Memoirs of Benjamin Franklin; Written by Himself. [Vol. 2 of 2] With his Most Interesting Essays, Letters, and Miscellaneous Writings; Familiar, Moral, Political, Economical, and Philosophical, Selected with Care from All His Published Productions, and Comprising Whatever Is Most Entertaining and Valuable to the General Reader

By Benjamin Franklin

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42

On Luxury, Idleness, and Industry 45

On Truth and Falsehood 50

Necessary Hints to those that would be Rich 53

The Way to make Money plenty in every Man's Pocket 54

The Handsome and Deformed Leg 55

On Human Vanity 58

On Smuggling, and its various Species 62

Remarks concerning the Savages of North America 66

On Freedom of Speech and the Press 71

On the Price of Corn and the Management of the Poor 82

Singular Custom among the Americans, entitled Whitewashing

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Text Comparison with Franklin's Way to Wealth; or, "Poor Richard Improved"

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It is certainly better calculated to convey a general idea of the subject, than any attempt of the kind which has yet fallen under our observation.
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coloured 1 6 Portraits of Curious Characters in London, &c.
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--If we are industrious, we shall never starve; for "at the working man's house hunger looks in, but dares not enter.
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Many, without labour, would live by their wits only, but they break for want of stock;" whereas industry gives comfort, and plenty, and respect.
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" Beware of little expences; "A small leak will sink a great ship," as Poor Richard says; and again, "Who dainties love shall beggars prove;" and moreover, "Fools make feasts, and wise men eat them.
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Remember what poor Richard says, "Buy what thou hast no need of, and ere long thou shalt sell thy necessaries.
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" [Illustration: Published by W.
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Those have a short Lent, who owe money to be paid at Easter.
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