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Symbolism, Setting, and Objects from Poor Richard's Almanack

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Object Descriptions

This section provides a short description of all the major objects in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.


The Almanac - A yearly publication which contains information including sun and moon phases, recipes, weather reports and predictions.

Arse - This British slang word refers to the part of the body that you sit on.

Two Precious Jewels - Franklin refers to these as time and good advice.

Groat - A silver coin worth about four English pennies.

Jole - A colloquial term for the jowl or lower jaw.

Tomtit - A small but very active songbird.

Pelf - A term which refers to money or riches, especially if these...

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