The humourist Being essays upon several subjects; treating of news-writers. Enthusiasm. Spleen. Country entertainment. Love. History of Miss Manage. Ambition and pride. Idleness. Fickleness of human nature. Prejudice. Witchcraft. Ghosts, &c. Weather. Female disguises. Art of modern conversation. Use of speech. Punishment of staying at home on Sunday, &c. Criticism. Art of begging. Anger. Avarice. Death. Grief. Keeping the ten commandments. Travel misapply'd. Flattery. Abuse of words. Credulity. Eating. Love of power. Expedients to get rid of time. Retirement. Story of W. Hacket the enthusiast. With a dedication to the man in the moon

Main Author: Gordon, Thomas
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: London Printed for T. Woodward, at the Half moon between the Temple Gates in Fleetstreet; D. Browne, at the Black Swan without Temple-Bar; and H. Lintot 1741, M.DCC.XLI. [1741]
Edition:The fourth 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, T152044. - Reproduction of original from National Library of Scotland
Physical Description:Online-Ressource (xxx,[6],240,[12]p) 12°