Benjamin franklin, advice to a young man on the choice of a mistress (1745) june 25, 1745 because when women cease to be handsome, they study to be good. Benjamin franklin — ‘in all your amours you should prefer old women to young ones you call this a paradox, and demand my reasons they are these:1 be.
Make that especially ben franklin gossip about franklin and his women followed him throughout his adult life, and once it took the form of verse.
Benjamin franklin was undoubtedly one of the most important arbiters of american culture and society at the time of the revolution, when the young nation was establishing its constitutions, laws, and civil institutions.
Ionelia engel, university of pennsylvania, english 129-601 french women played an important social and possibly political role in benjamin franklin's life during the revolutionary war.
Ben franklin the ladies' man ben franklin had a passion for smart, beautiful women, but does the truth support the myth about his prolific romantic appetite. Why he was a babe magnet ben franklin surrounded himself with adoring women frequenting low women by 1730, franklin decides he is ready for marriage. Ben franklin had a lot of sex they should choose old women over young women as lovers in typical franklin fashion ben franklin: ahead of his time.