Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790)

“He and I had made a serious Agreement, that the one who happened first to die, should if possible make a friendly Visit to the other, and acquaint him how he found things in the Separate State. But he never fulfill’d his Promise.”

  • In this passage, Franklin discusses an agreement that he made with a friend concerning death and the afterlife. The edition used here is The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin, edited by Kennith Silverman (Penguin Classics, 1986).


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