Joe Miller's jests

Publication Date1742
Remainderor, the wits vade-mecum. Being a collection of the most brillant [sic] jests. the most elegant Bons Mots; and most pleasant short Stories in the English Language. First carefully collected in the Company, and many of them transcribed from the Mouth of the Facetious Gentleman, whose Name they bear; and now set forth and published by his lamentable Friend and former Companion, Elijah Jenkins, Esq; To which is added, a very large Collection of the most pointed and truly valuable epigrams in the British tongue, With the Names of the Authors to such as are known. Most humbly Inscribed To those Choice-Spirits of the age, His Majesty's Poet, Mr. Colley Cibber; His Holiness's Poet, Mr. Pope; Mr. Orator Henley; Capt. Vinegar; The old Duchess of M-, Mr. Ancient Pistol; And Job Baker, the Kettle-Drummer
Publisherprinted for T. Read, in Dogwell Court, White-Fryers, Fleet-Street



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