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...........Non de villis domibusve alienis,
Nec male necne lepos saltet; sed quod magis ad nos
Pertinet, et nescire malum est, agitamus................

HOR.

VOLUME I.

PHILADELPHIA:

ITED FOR SAMUEL F. BRADFORD, NO. 4, S THIRD STREET,
AND JOHN CONRAD AND CO. NO. 30, CHESNUT STREET.

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LENOX!

NEW YORK

NUMBER,

X.

X1.

XVI.

PAGE.

On the want of learning in land-officers.
On the excursions of young academics to London.
Steele's character of young Bookwit, an Oxo-
nian. Conversation between two in the Bedford
Coffee-house, and a set of them at the Shaks-
peare. Journal of a week's transactions of an
Oxonian in town. Ode, imitated from Horace,
sent by a fellow collegian to one of these aca-
demical rakes.

Absurdity of Lord Bolingbroke representing Mo-

ses as making beasts accountable for crimes.

Trial of Beasts, a vision. Indictment against

an hog, a cat, a parrot, a milch-ass, a monkey,

a lion, and other animals.

Letter from Mr. Village, concerning elections.

Account of a borough town divided into two

parties, Christians and Jews. An Anti-Judaic

entertainment. Character of a country knight,

a violent enemy to the Jews.

Letter, complaining of the Whisperers and Gig-

lers among the Fair-sex. Instance of their rude

behaviour during a visit. Whispering and Gig-

ling improper at church, in the play-house, and

other places.

On bets particularly on the custom of pitting, as

practised at White's; i.e. staking one man's

life against another. Character of Montano a

noble gamester.
Letter from Oxford, on the story of Shakspeare's
Merchant of Venice. Copy of an original bal-
lad, (preserved in the Ashmolean Museum)
from which Shakspeare is supposed to have

borrowed part of his plot.

XVII. Letter, proving the city of London to be an Uni-

versity. Arts and sciences taught there in great-

er perfection than at Oxford or Cambridge.

XVIII. On the dishonesty of Connoisseurs. Instances of

it, and punishment proposed for it. Story of a

Virtuoso's design to rob a church.

Letter, on the different tastes in eating.

XIX.

Luxury

at White's. Difference between the taverns
about St. James's and the 'Change. Of the
taverns about Covent-Garden. Story of a cook
at one of them, tossing up the shoe of a fille
de joye in a ragout. Characters to be met with
at chop-houses, &c.......Letter from Goliah Eng-

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