A Dog Named Ben

Secretary of State John Kerry will be picking up a yellow Labrador retriever puppy to be named Ben in honor of Ben Franklin, who’s known as the “Father of the American Foreign Service” and for whom the State Department’s diplomatic state dining room is named. – See more at boston.com.

The Way to Wealth – Scholarship

American Literature Research and Analysis Web Site Under the direction of Dr. Jim Wohlpart, the students at Florida Gulf Coast University and the University of South Florida in Fort Myers have created the following Web Sites in order to provide substantial research on and analysis of various literary works. These pages provide:      reviews of …

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Way to Wealth, and Alphabetical Quotes

openlibrary.org has the full contents of an 1814 publication of Franklin’s Way to Wealth online here, readable as text or PDF. archive.org has the same pamphlet viewable gloriously here, with the bookplate of the Children’s Book Collection of the Library of UCLA and Elvah Karshner viewable inside the front cover. The alphabetical list of quotes starts on …

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