The pocket remembrancer: or, historical and entertaining anecdotes; being a new and elegant assemblage of the most ingenious sallies of wit, Lively Efdusions Of Fancy, Interesting Portraits Of Virtue And Vice, Humorous Adventures, Whimsical Expedients, wise sayings, pleasing stories, memorable actions, &c. of poets, generals, statesmen, and philosophers, which occur in the annals of ancient and modern history. The Whole Calculated to reflect, in their proper Colours, the various Effects of Virtue and of Vice, of Wisdom and of Folly, as they have from Time to Time been displayed on the grand Theatre of the World; to store the Mind with a Variety of useful and agreeable Knowledge; and thereby, without Trouble or Expence, to qualify the Reader to converse with Care and Propriety, and to shine in the politest Companies.

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London : printed for G. Kearsley , NO 46, Fleet-Street ; and W. Lane, NO. 33, Leadlnhall-Street, 1800.

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240p. ; 120.


The fifth edition.

References note

ESTC N20565

Reproduction note

Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Thomson Gale, 2003. (Eighteenth century collections online). Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements.



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