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A View of the Town [2nd Ed] [T177281]

DMI number:
65
Publication Date:
1731
Volume Number:
1 of 1
ESTC number:
T177281
EEBO/ECCO link:
CW106889799
Shelfmark:
BOD Harding M. 90
Full Title:
A | View of the Town: | OR, | MEMOIRS | OF | [i]LONDON.[/i] | IN WHICH | Is contained a Diverting Account of | the [i]Humours, Follies, Vices,[/i] and what not? | of that famous [i]Metropolis:[/i] Where every | Offence meets with its due Correction; | Knaves are Scourg'd, Fools Jirk'd, and the | Ladies have a Stroke by the by. | In fine, not to pall your Appetite, by a tedious | List of Particulars, here is, in short, as much | Sing-Song as in the [i]Beggar's-Opera;[/i] and more | New Whims than in the [i]Orator[/i]'s [i]Advertisements.[/i] | [rule] | [epigraph] | [rule] | The SECOND EDITION. | [rule] | [i]LONDON:[/i] | Printed for A. MOORE, near St. Paul's, and Sold by the Booksellers in Town and Country. 1731.
Epigraph:
[i]My Book a Salesman's Shop you'll find, | Where Civilly I'll treat ye; | To a Fool's-Coat of any kind, | You are Welcome, if it fit ye.
Place of Publication:
London
Format:
Octavo
Price:
1 s
Pagination:
0
Bibliographic details:
Half title: [rule] | A | View of the Town; | OR, | MEMOIRS of [i]LONDON.[/i] | [rule] | (Price One Shilling.)
Comments:
QUERY - possibly not a miscellany? Collection is predominantly prose, hence perhaps not technically a miscellany. Comprised of 'Letters', many of which contain poems. These poems are occasional and freestanding (i.e. not used for the advancement of the plot).
Other matter:
Preface pp. [v]-viii.
Related People
Publisher:
Arthur Moore
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Printed for A. Moore, near St Paul's, and Sold by the Booksellers in Town and Country.
Content/Publication
First Line:
In play and in politics too
Page No:
p.9
Poem Title:
Song
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
Hark the trumpet sounds to arms
Page No:
pp.11-12
Poem Title:
Ode on the Battle of Blenheim
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
Come all who to be great desire
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pp.13-14
Poem Title:
The Advice: or, the Way to Preferment. To the tune of, Aim not too high
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Not attributed
First Line:
How are we changed O Thames from what we were
Page No:
pp.18-19
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
How altered now is London grown
Page No:
pp.21-22
Poem Title:
Advice from the Dead; or, Gresham's Ghost. To the Tune of, When I was a Dame of Honour
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Not attributed
First Line:
Tis gold bears universal sway
Page No:
p.29
Poem Title:
The Power of Gold
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
The jarring winds inconstant are
Page No:
p.30
Poem Title:
Song. To the Tune of Catherine Ogie
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Ye subjects of Bacchus draw near
Page No:
pp.38-40
Poem Title:
The Praise of Bacchus; or, Wine does all. To the Tune of, The Tippling Philosophers
Attribution:
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First Line:
Good folks all why d'ye stare
Page No:
pp.45-46
Poem Title:
Song. Bite's the Word; or, Sharpers All. To the tune of, Gossip Joan
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
Tis pleasure's the business of life
Page No:
p.53
Poem Title:
Song. To the Tune of, Tho' Cruel you seem to my Pain
Attribution:
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Not attributed