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A Quote

The epitaph that Ben Franklin composed in 1728 that was to be on his tombstone.
"The body of B. 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. Yet the work shall not be lost; for' it will as he believ'd appear once more, in a new and more beautiful edition, corrected and amended by the author."


I think I'd like this epitaph on my tombstone too! It's perfect.

~ Jim