A Conversation for Benjamin Franklin
Bellman Started conversation Jun 2, 2003
Just read a computer manual which had Franklin's epitaph as its frontispiece - should be centred and in a nice graven script:
(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 and more elegant edition
Revised and Corrected
I can't vouch for its accuracy but it rings true.
Recumbentman Posted May 5, 2009
shagbark Posted May 5, 2009
I saw that epitath years ago in a copy of his Autobiography.
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