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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 Works of the Late Dr. Benjamin Franklin: Consisting of His Life Written ... - Page 135
by Benjamin Franklin - 1807 - 295 pages
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An Unholy Alliance: The Sacred and Modern Sports

Robert J. Higgs, Michael Braswell - Religion - 2004 - 410 pages
...by his epitaph, which he wrote at age twenty-two and never changed: The Body Of Ben Franklin Printer Like the Cover of an Old Book Its Contents Torn Out...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 and More Elegant...
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Psychic Awareness

Lynn A. Robinson, LaVonne Carlson-Finnerty, Katherine A. Gleason - Body, Mind & Spirit - 2004 - 354 pages
...autobiographical writings, he prepared this epitaph for his tombstone: "The Body of Benjamin Franklin, Printer, (Like the Cover of an Old Book Its Contents Torn Out...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 and Past-life...
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The Voice: How the Bible Reveals Reincarnation

L. Edward VanHoose - Reincarnation - 2004 - 288 pages
...Contents Torn Out And Stripped of its Lettering and Guilding, Lies Here Food for Worms, But the Work shall not be Lost, For it Will as He Believed Appear Once More In a New and more Elegant Edition Revised and Corrected By the Author." (The Papers of Benjamin Franklin, p. 310) Benjamin...
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Remarkable Physicists: From Galileo to Yukawa

Ioan James, Professor Ioan James - Biography & Autobiography - 2004 - 389 pages
...so, the Senate did not. In his youth he wrote an epitaph for himself: The Body of B Franklin Printer (Like the Cover of an old Book Its Contents torn out And stript of its Lettering & Gilding) Lies here, Food for Worms. But the Work shall not be lost: For it will, (as he believ'dl...
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Benjamin Franklin: Inventing America

Edwin S. Gaustad - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2004 - 144 pages
...Franklin the printer composed the following epitaph for himself: 126 The Body of B. Franklin Printer (Like the Cover of an Old Book Its Contents torn out And stript of its Lettering & Gilding) Lies here, Food for Worms, But the Work shall not be lost; For it will (as he believ'd)...
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Benjamin Franklin Book of Recipes

Hilaire Dubourcq - Cooking - 2004 - 192 pages
...his epitaph: The body of Benjamin Franklin, Printer Like the Cover of an old Book Its Contents worn out, And stript of its Lettering and Gilding Lies here, Food for Worms. But the Work itself shall not be wholly lost, For it will, as he believed, appear once more In a new...
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The Bug Funeral: A Professor Simon Shaw Mystery

Sarah R. Shaber - Fiction - 2004 - 227 pages
...hadn't finished with Helen Williams, or with Annie Evans. 52 The body of Benjamin Franklin, printer (like the cover of an old book, its contents torn out and stripped of its lettering and gilding) lies here, food for worms, but the world shall not be lost,...
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Acts

Lou Nicholes - Religion - 2004 - 260 pages
...teaching of the resurrection of the body. Here's what he wrote: "The body of Benjamin Franklin, printer, like the cover of an old book, its contents torn out, and striped of its lettering and binding, lies here, food for worms. But the work shall not be wholly lost:...
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The Founders on Religion: A Book of Quotations

James H. Hutson - Reference - 2009 - 288 pages
...Whitefield, June 19, 1764. Labaree, Papers of Benjamin Franklin, 11:231-32. The Body of B. Franklin, Printer: Like the Cover of an old Book, Its contents torn out,...Lettering and Gilding, Lies here, Food for Worms, But the Work shall not be wholly lost: For it will, as he believ'd, appear once more, In a new & more...
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Benjamin Franklin's Humor

Paul Zall - Social Science - 2005 - 186 pages
...cohesive conceit worthy of the celebrated baroque poet Luis de Gongora. The Body of B. Franklin, Printer; Like the Cover of an old Book, Its Contents torn out,...Lettering and Gilding, Lies here, Food for Worms. But the Work shall not be wholly lost: For it will, as he believ'd, appear once more, In a new & more...
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