In 1736, Franklin's Pennsylvania Gazette printed an apology for its irregular appearence because its printer was "with the Press, labouring for the publick Good, to make Money more plentiful." The press was busy printing money.
The jour printer with gray head and gaunt jaws works at his case, He turns his quid of tobacco, while his eyes blur with the manuscript.walt whitman
printer to the Queen.Signature on the Proclamation of the accession of Lady Jane Grey (1553). This declaration turned out to be a poor decision, as Grafton was cast into prison when Mary I took the throne unopposed after Lady Jane's nine day rule.
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; 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 by the author.Benjamin Franklin, Epitaph on Himself. Written in 1728. Revised by himself from an earlier one.
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