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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 Covenant: A Quarterly Periodical Devoted to the Cause of Odd-Fellowship - Page 511
1844
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The Annual Register of World Events: A Review of the Year, Volume 32

1793
...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 - 1779 - 567 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 Scots Magazine, Volume 52

1790
...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

1790
...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 - 1793 - 303 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, Volume 32

Edmund Burke - 1793
...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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Annual Register, Volume 32

1793
...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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The New Universal Biographical Dictionary, and American ..., Volume 2

James Hardie - 1801
...epitaph on himself, several years previous to his death : VOL. II. No. 15. F 3 " THE BODY OF BENJAMIN FRANKLIN, PRINTER, (LIKE THE COVER OF AN OLD BOOK. ITS CONTENTS TORN OUT, AND STRIPT OK ITS LETTERING AND GILDING,) LIES HERE FOOD FOR WORMS; YET THE WORK ITSELF SHALL NOT BE...
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Eccentric biography; or, Sketches of remarkable characters, ancient and modern

BIOGRAPHY. - 1801 - 348 pages
...he composed for himself some years ago, might be inscribed on his tombstone, " 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 itseH shall not be lost,...
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Travels of Four Years and a Half in the United States of America: During ...

John Davis - 1803 - 454 pages
...on the spot, by their descendants, who feast upon Clams. I " THE BODY of BENJAMIN FRANKLIN, Printel, (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...
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