The hermit

Publication Date1768
Remainderor, the unparallel'd sufferings and surprising adventures of Mr. Philip Quarll, an Englishman: who was lately discovered by Mr. Dorrington, a Bristol merchant, upon an uninhabited Island in the South-Sea; where he has lived above Fifty Years, without any Human Assistance; still continues to reside, and will not come away. Containing, I. His Conferences with Those who found him out; to whom he recites the most material Circumstances of his Life; as, that he was born in the Parish of St. Giles, educated by the charitable Contribution of a Lady, and put 'prentice to a Locksmith. II. How he left his Master, and was taken up with a notorious House-Breaker, who was hanged; how, after his Escape, he went to Sea a Cabin-Boy, married a famous whore, listed himself a common Soldier, turned Singing-Master, and married three Wives, for which he was tried and condemned at the Old Baily. III. How he was pardoned by King Charles II. turned Merchant, and was shipwrecked on this desolate Island on the Coast of Mexico. With a curious Frontispiece and a Map of the Island
Publisherprinted for J. Wren, opposite New Exchange Buildings in the Strand; S. Crowder, H. Woodgate, J. Fuller, and J. Warcus


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