Benjamin franklin was only 22 years old when he wrote himself an epitaph aside from the fact that this was kind of a pessimistic, suffering artist thing to do, what's really interesting is his description of what he imagined his legacy would be. Benjamin franklin's autobiography is perfect except for one thing, its only half finishedfranklin was prevented from completing it, by becoming involved in the american revolutionlater going as a diplomat to paris, to get french helpborn in boston in 1706, to josiah franklin and his wife abiah.
The autobiography of benjamin franklin is an autobiography that was first published in 1791. Unabridged student-sized 85x11 value reproduction of the autobiography of benjamin franklin this classic is a must read because franklin writes as if the reader is right there with him, relating his story, feeling his success and his pains.
The autobiography of benjamin franklin, and a sketch of franklin's life from the point where the autobiography ends, drawn chiefly from his letters with notes and a chronological historical table boston: houghton, 1886.
I first read benjamin franklin's autobiography when i was a young man of about 20 years old looking for a personal cure for insomnia mission: failed miserably once i got past the differences in language (caused by over 200 years of misuse), i found myself so engrossed in this story that sleep was the last thing on my mind. Complete text of the autobiography of benjamin franklin. The autobiography of benjamin franklin is the traditional name for the unfinished record of his own life written by benjamin franklin from 1771 to 1790 however, franklin himself appears to have called the work his memoirs.
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