Poor Richard's Almanack - Section Three Through Page 40 Summary & Analysis

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Section Three Through Page 40 Summary and Analysis

On page 41 Franklin makes a thoughtful observation of discontented men. He says these men cannot find an "easy chair," meaning they will be uncomfortable and ill at ease where ever they are. Also on page 41 there is a saying which refers directly to Bridget, the wife of Saunders. In this particular quote, Bridget is portrayed as a loud, overbearing woman. Finally, in the second quote on page 42, Saunders speaks of himself. He describes himself as being "poor and lame," qualities which endeared him to the American people. In his saying, Saunders warns the people not to act in anger, as these actions will bring nothing but shame.

On page 43 Franklin makes a comment on the affect riches can have on a person. Franklin aptly notes that a person generally does not have control of their...

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