The hermit

Publication Date1795
Remainderor, the unparalleled 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 about Fifty-Years, without any Human Assistance; still continues to reside, and will not come away. Containing I. His Conferences with those who found him; 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 Lock smith. 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 Bailey. III. How he was pardoned by King Charles II. turned Merchant, and was ship wrecked on this desolate Island on the Coast of Mexico. With a curious frontispiece and a map of the island
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