The progress of dulness, part second: or An essay on the life and character of Dick Hairbrain, of finical memory being an astronomical calendar, calculated for the meridian of New-York, north latitude, 41°. West longitude 72°:30'; but which may serve without material error, for any of the neighboring climates: containing, among other curious and surprizing particulars, Dick's soliloquy on a college-life--a description of a country-fop---receipt to make a gentleman, with the fop's creed and exposition of the Scriptures---Dick's gradual progress from a clown to a coxcomb---his travels, gallantry, and opinion of the ladies---his peripaetia and catastrophe, with the moral and application of the whole. Published for the universal benefit of mankind

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Main Author: Trumbull, John
Format: eBook
Published: [New Haven] [Printed [by Thomas and Samuel Green] 1773, in the year M,DCC,LXXIII. [1773]
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Collection: Eighteenth Century Collections Online / ECCO - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Item Description:"Advertisement. To be published by the next commencement .. The progress of dulness, part third and last."--p. [28]. Ascribed to the press of Thomas and Samuel Green, who are named in the imprint of the third part. - Attributed to John Trumbull in the Dictionary of American biography. - English Short Title Catalog, W27897. - Evans, 13051. - In verse. - Reproduction of original from British Library. - Trumbull, J.H. Connecticut, 1527. - Wegelin, O. Amer. poetry, 402. - With a half-title
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