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A trip through the town. Containing observations on the humours and manners of the age. Reflections on London in general. The Art of walking in St. James's Park. Beaus and Blockheads; together with Coffee-House Politicians, exposed. A Dissertation on the Craft of the Town-Beggars, and the monstrous Pride and Insolencies of Women-Servants. The Humours of Newgate and Tyburn on the Day of Execution. The Horse-Guards, prov'd to be better Subjects, though worse Soldiers than the Foot-Guards. A remarkable Character of Sir Timothy Testy, Knight. The real Causes of the Debaucheries practis'd upon the Fair Sex; shewing the true Reasons why such infinite Numbers of fine young Creatures are daily forc'd into the Service of the Publick. People of Fashion required to keep their young Daughters out of their Kitchens. A merry Water-Ramble from Westminster to Wapping; the Miseries of that Part of the Town described; with some Account of a Tumult near King Edward's Stairs, occasioned by a Sea Lieutenant's Lady unfortunately discharging a Chamber-Pot from a Two-Pair of Stairs Window on a decay'd Baronet's Wife. With many other diverting particulars.

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London : printed for J. Roberts, near the Oxford-Arms, in Warwick-Lane 1735.

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[2],62p. ; 8⁰.


The fifth editon.

References note

ESTC T175868

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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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