The rake'

Publication Date1769
Remainderprogress: or, the Templar's exit. In ten cantos, in hudibrastick verse. Containing I. His coming out the West of England, being put under the Care of his Uncle, a Middlesex Justice. II. His Learning at Westminster-School; and his creeping to Bed with the Maid, for fear of the Spirits. III. His going to Brazen Nose College at Oxford; being expell'd for his Debaucheries; and Return into the Country; with his Whoring, Roaring, Ranting, Swearing, Fighting, &c. IV. His coming again to London; falling among Pettifoggers, and Solicitors; and the Disputes among his Friends, whether he should be a Priest, a Lawyer, or a Physician. V. His following all three successively; and his vast Improvement in each Faculty, especially that of a Cushion-Thumper. VI. His Natural Philosophy; other natural Parts, and natural Impudence. Vii. His Conversation with old Bawds, young Whores, and Town Sharpers. Viii. His ruining his Reputation, Estate, and Constitution. IX. His Pains, and Repentance; Sickness without Pity, and Misery without Mercy. X. His Death by a Halter; Burial by a Dunghil; and Funeral Sermon by a converted Rake of Covent-Garden. The whole interspersed with innocent Mirth, good Morals, and too much of the Author's own Experience. By the author of The harlot's progress
Publisherprinted for J. Dourse, opposite Fountain Court, in the Strand

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