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A Brief narrative of the life, of the celebrated Miss Catley, containing the adventures of that lady in her public character of a singer, and private one of a courtezan, in England, Ireland, &c. The birth and education of our heroine-her childish amusements.-Is bound apprentice to an organist. Commences public singer.-Taken into keeping by Sir. F.B.D. her adventures with Mr. Fernades;-Mr. S-t a silk merchant, on Ludgate-Hill;-Colonel L*ss**s,-Earl H. capt. D-n- a councellor at law.-Mr. P-, Lord B-t.-Mr. D-b-my.-Mr. C-n.-Mr. Th-l-w. The S-l-ter general. The celebrated gambler, known by the name of Duck. Mr. B-ll-r, brother to the L-d, C-l--lor, Earl of D-. A wine merchant near Seething Lane. Sir William S-- and several more of the nobility and gentry of distinction. With a journey to Epsom; and adventures there.-A matrimonial expedition.-An Oxford scholar.-A disappointment, and return to London.-A whimsical story about roasting and basting,-a journey to London, with some adventures in consequece. A ramble to Ireland.-Engagement at Crow-street. The theatre.-Cleanly lover.-Some theatrical performances. Return to England.-The benefit.-The loss.-The silk mercer's clerk.-The bagnio waiter.-The bawdy house, and method of training young ladies to business. The lovers quarrel. The handsome footman.-Jealousy.-Journey to Kensington.-Several billet deux, &c. Also some of the most remarkable occurrencies in the High Court of Gallantry, on the stage, in the Public Gardens, and in the polite world, or court-end of the town. With many curious anecdotes. Never before published.

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[London? : s.n., 1780?]

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56p. ; 8⁰.

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ESTC T59946



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