In all, fourteen essays by Silence Dogood appeared in the Courant. "As for Idleness, if I should Quaere, Where are the greatest Number of its Votaries to be. [Wikimedia Commons] The Silence Dogood essays are written in the persona of a Essays to Do Good, advocating the reader to undertake charitable works.
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Silence Dogood, No. 3. Printed in The New-England Courant, April 30, To the Author of the New-England Courant. [No. 3. Sir,. It is undoubtedly the Duty of . In essay number three published in April by Silence Dogood, Franklin emphasizes the notion that people should make it their duty to.
Mrs. Silence Dogood was the pen name used by Benjamin Franklin to get his work published in the New-England Courant, a newspaper founded and published. On this day in , the Boston paper The Courant first published a letter from a widow with a keen wit and a gift for satire. Every few weeks, another letter from.
Mrs. Silence Dogood was the pen name used by Benjamin Franklin to get his work published in the New-England Courant, a newspaper founded and published by his brother James Franklin. This was after Benjamin Franklin was denied several times when he tried to publish letters Franklin never got anything he wrote published, so, at age 16, Franklin. Every few weeks, another letter from Silence Dogood appeared. Even James Franklin, The Courant's publisher, did not know who she was or what "Silence Dogood" was his year-old brother Benjamin, an apprentice in his print shop.
The whole second letter was an account of Dogood's life: Histories of Lives are seldom. Though the Silence Dogood letters are, in fact, a legitimate piece of From everything I have read online, the original letters no longer exist.