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Author Gordon, Thomas, -1750.

Title The humourist : being essays upon several subjects, viz. news-writers. Enthusiasm. The Spleen. Country Entertainment. Love. The History of Miss Manage. Ambition and Pride. Idleness. Fickleness of human Nature. Prejudice. Witchcraft. Ghosts and Apparitions. The Weather. Female Disguises. The Art of modern Conversation. The Use of Speech. The Punishment of Staying at Home on Sunday, &c. Criticism. Art of Begging. Anger. Avarice. Death. Grief. Keeping the Ten Commandments. Travel misapply'd. Flattery. The Abuse of Words. Credulity. Eating. The Love of Power. The Expedients to get rid of Time. Retirement. The story of Will. Hacket the enthusiast. With a dedication to the man in the moon. By the author of the Apology for Parson Alberoni; the Dedication to a great man concerning dedications, &c.

Published London : printed for W. Boreham at the Angel in Pater-Noster Row, 1720.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description volumes1 (xxx,6 unnumbered pages,240,12 unnumbered pages) ; 12⁰
Notes Author of the Apology for Parson Alberoni = Thomas Gordon.
Reproduction of original from British Library.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Cengage Gale, 2009. Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements. s2009 miunns.
Notes Great Britain England London.
Subject Wit and humor -- Early works to 1800.
Conduct of life.
London (England) -- Social life and customs.