Yorick turned trimmer; or, The gentleman's jester

Publication Date1785
RemainderAnd newest collection of songs. Embellished with three copper-plate cuts, the most interesting scenes in Yorick's works, viz.-1. Yorick riding through the village; 2. Dr. Slop and Obadiah; 3. Uncle Toby and Corporal Trim;-containing, besides a variety of jests and other subjects, the following interesting articles: songs, catches, and glees, sung at the public places this summer, viz. Royalty Theatre, the Haymarket, the Beaf-Steak Club, and the Anacreontic Society-with pieces of wit of the choicest spirits of the last and present age, amongst which are: A fair warning. Scene in the agreeable surprise, with the favourite song-In Jacky bull Mr. Edwin's new four and twenty fidlers. New four and twenty fidlers, as sung by Mr. Palmer [at] Royalty Theatre. Hippesley's drunken man, as spoken by Mr. Lee Lewes at the Royalty Theatre, Jemmy jumps, a song in the Farmer. The golden days of Good Queen Bess, a song written by Mr Collins, author of the Evening brush. The flats and sharps of the nation, &c. The pedigree of the English nation, from the True-born Englishman. Dean Swift's maw-wallup. An evening's adventure at Vauxhall. Conumdrums, rebusses, sentimental toasts, epigrams, &c. &c. &c. The three prints, printed in a beautiful picturesque manner, in black, blossom, and green, are worth the purchase money of the whole
PublisherPrinted for the proprietor; and sold by W. Nicoll, No 51, St. Paul's Church-yard; at the Circulating Library, No. 2, Shoe-lane; and may be had of all the booksellers and news-carriers in Great Britain

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