Poor Richard's Almanack - Section Four Through Page 77 Summary & Analysis

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Section Four Through Page 77 Summary and Analysis

On page 61 Franklin warns his readers not to tell others all they know or all they owe. Those who talk constantly about all they know are irritating to those around them. To avoid this situation, Franklin writes, keep some matters private. On page 62 Franklin describes the characteristics of a truly great person. These people are those who will not hurt even the smallest and most insignificant creatures and will also not cower before those who are supposedly in a higher place than they. On page 63 Franklin writes about the need for people, and things, to serve in their proper places. As Franklin notes, a handsaw has a proper function, but its proper function is not that of a razor. Also, people have a proper function. Some people are called for places in ministry, others for...

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