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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 have lately flowed from the two universities, the Three Theatres, from White's Chocolate-House, from the Beef-Steak Club, from the Spouting Clubs, and Choice Spirits Clubs in London and Westminster. Including all the fashionable Jests, Epigrams, Merry Tales, Humorous Jokes, Bons Mots, 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, are furnishing Pieces of Wit, for the amusement and improvement of both Sexes.

Title
The complete London jester [electronic resource] : or, wit's companion: containing all the fun and all the humour, all the Learning, and all the Judgment, which have lately flowed from the two universities, the Three Theatres, from White's Chocolate-House, from the Beef-Steak Club, from the Spouting Clubs, and Choice Spirits Clubs in London and Westminster. Including all the fashionable Jests, Epigrams, Merry Tales, Humorous Jokes, Bons Mots, 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, are furnishing Pieces of Wit, for the amusement and improvement of both Sexes.
Publication
London : printed for T. Lownds in Fleet-Street, [1781]
Electronic Resource
Full text online available from home with a valid library card and onsite at NYPL

Details

Description
[3],6-144p. : ill.; 12⁰.
Subject
English wit and humor
Note
  • Titlepage in red and black.
  • Braces in title.
  • Price from imprint: price One Shilling.
  • Reproduction of original from Bodleian Library (Oxford).
Indexed In (note)
  • English Short Title Catalog,
Reproduction (note)
  • Electronic reproduction.
OCLC
642466282
Title
The complete London jester [electronic resource] : or, wit's companion: containing all the fun and all the humour, all the Learning, and all the Judgment, which have lately flowed from the two universities, the Three Theatres, from White's Chocolate-House, from the Beef-Steak Club, from the Spouting Clubs, and Choice Spirits Clubs in London and Westminster. Including all the fashionable Jests, Epigrams, Merry Tales, Humorous Jokes, Bons Mots, 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, are furnishing Pieces of Wit, for the amusement and improvement of both Sexes.
Imprint
London : printed for T. Lownds in Fleet-Street, [1781]
Edition
The tenth edition, to which is added a genteel collection of the various toasts, sentiments, and hob-nobs now in fashion.
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, T162173.
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Place of Publication
Great Britain England London.
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