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.

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Main Author: Gordon, Thomas, -1750
Corporate Author: Gale (Firm)
Format: eBook
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, M.DCC.XLI. [1741]
Edition:The fourth edition.
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