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The complete London jester, or wit's companion containing all the fun and all the humour, all the Learning and all the Judgment, which has lately flowed from the two universities, from the Two Theatres, from White's Chocolate-House, from the Bedford Coffee-House; or, from the Spouting Clubs, and Choice Spirits Clubs in London and Westminster. Including all the Fashionable Jests, Epigrams, Merry Tales, Humorous Jokes, Bon Mots, Choice Songs, Conundrums, Irish Bulls, Comical Humbugs, Droll Narrations, Smart Repartees, New Adventures, Funny Epitaphs, and Witticisms. Which will expel Care, drown Grief, banish the Spleen, improve the Wit, create Mirth, entertain Company, and give the Reader a light Heart, and a chearful Countenance. The whole teaching the agreeable Art of Story-Telling, and furnishing Pieces of Wit, for the Amusement and Improvement of both Sexes.

Title
The complete London jester, or wit's companion [electronic resource] : containing all the fun and all the humour, all the Learning and all the Judgment, which has lately flowed from the two universities, from the Two Theatres, from White's Chocolate-House, from the Bedford Coffee-House; or, from the Spouting Clubs, and Choice Spirits Clubs in London and Westminster. Including all the Fashionable Jests, Epigrams, Merry Tales, Humorous Jokes, Bon Mots, Choice Songs, Conundrums, Irish Bulls, Comical Humbugs, Droll Narrations, Smart Repartees, New Adventures, Funny Epitaphs, and Witticisms. Which will expel Care, drown Grief, banish the Spleen, improve the Wit, create Mirth, entertain Company, and give the Reader a light Heart, and a chearful Countenance. The whole teaching the agreeable Art of Story-Telling, and furnishing Pieces of Wit, for the Amusement and Improvement of both Sexes.
Publication
London : printed for T. Lownds in Fleet-Street, 1765.
Electronic Resource
Full text online - available from home with a valid library card and onsite at NYPL

Details

Additional Authors
Gale (Firm)
Description
144p. : ill.; 12⁰.
Uniform Title
Eighteenth century collections online.
Subject
English wit and humor
Note
  • Titlepage in red and black.
  • Reproduction of original from British Library.
Indexed In (note)
  • English Short Title Catalog,
Reproduction (note)
  • Electronic reproduction.
OCLC
642668366
Title
The complete London jester, or wit's companion [electronic resource] : containing all the fun and all the humour, all the Learning and all the Judgment, which has lately flowed from the two universities, from the Two Theatres, from White's Chocolate-House, from the Bedford Coffee-House; or, from the Spouting Clubs, and Choice Spirits Clubs in London and Westminster. Including all the Fashionable Jests, Epigrams, Merry Tales, Humorous Jokes, Bon Mots, Choice Songs, Conundrums, Irish Bulls, Comical Humbugs, Droll Narrations, Smart Repartees, New Adventures, Funny Epitaphs, and Witticisms. Which will expel Care, drown Grief, banish the Spleen, improve the Wit, create Mirth, entertain Company, and give the Reader a light Heart, and a chearful Countenance. The whole teaching the agreeable Art of Story-Telling, and furnishing Pieces of Wit, for the Amusement and Improvement of both Sexes.
Imprint
London : printed for T. Lownds in Fleet-Street, 1765.
Edition
The second edition.
Series
Eighteenth century collections online.
Reproduction
Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Cengage Gale, 2009. Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements.
Indexed In:
English Short Title Catalog, T71566.
Connect to:
Place of Publication
Great Britain England London.
Added Author
Gale (Firm)
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