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Selected Poetry of Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790)


from Representative Poetry On-line
Prepared by members of the Department of English at the University of Toronto
from 1912 to the present and published by the University of Toronto Press from 1912 to 1967.
RPO Edited by Ian Lancashire
A UTEL (University of Toronto English Library) Edition
Published by the Web Development Group, Information Technology Services, University of Toronto Libraries
© 2004, Ian Lancashire for the Department of English, University of Toronto

Index to poems

  1. DECEMBER. [1757] XII Month.
  2. How to get RICHES
  3. III Mon. May [1734] hath xxxi days.
  4. V Mon. July [1747] hath xxxi days.
  5. VI Mon. August [1742] hath xxxi days.
  6. X Mon. December [1744] hath xxxi days.
  7. XI Mon. January [1733] hath xxxi days.
  8. XI Mon. January [1736] hath xxxi days.
  9. XII Mon. February [1746] hath xxviii days.
  10. MAY. [1748] III Month.

Biographical information

Given name: Benjamin
Family name: Franklin
Birth date: 17 January 1706
Death date: 17 April 1790
Family relations
          wife: Deborah Ready
Occupations
          Journalist
          Inventor
Residences
          Boston, Massachusetts
          Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Buried at: Christ Church Cemetary
First RPO edition: 2004