The hermit

Publication Date1751
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 map of the island, and other cuts
Publisherprinted for J. Wren, near Great Turn-Stile in Holborn; J. Jefferies, at the Bible and Crown in Ludgate-Street; and J. Fuller, at the Bible in Butcher-Hall Lane



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