The humourist being essays upon several subjects, viz. News writers. Enthusiasm. The Spleen. Country Entertainment. Love. The History of Miss Manage. Ambition and Pride. Idleness. Fickleness of human Nature. Prejudice. Witchcraft. Ghosts and Apparitions. The Weather. Female Disguises. The Art of modern Conversation. The Use of Speech. The Punishment of staying at Home on Sunday, &c. Criticism. Art of Begging. Anger. Avarice. Death. Grief. Keeping the Ten Commandments. Travel misapply'd. Flattery. The Abuse of Words. Credulity. Eating. The Love of Power. The Expedients to get rid of Time. Retirement. The story of Will. Hacket the enthusiast. With a dedication to the man in the moon

Main Author: Gordon, Thomas
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: London printed for D. Browne, W. Mears and F. Clay without Temple-Bar, Tho. Woodward at the Half-Moon against St. Dunstan's Church in Fleetstreet, and H. Meer in the Ula-Bally 1724, M.DCC.XXIV. [1724]
Edition:The third edition
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Collection: Eighteenth Century Collections Online / ECCO - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Item Description:Anonymous. By Thomas Gordon. - English Short Title Catalog, T98598. - Reproduction of original from British Library. - Variant: "Woodward" in the imprint is misspelt "Woooward
Physical Description:Online-Ressource (v.1 (xxx,[6],240,[12]p.)) 12°