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Wit for the Ton! the Convivial Jester; Or Sam Foote's Last Budget Opened [electronic resource]: Containing Original and Authentic Anecdotes, Bon Mots, Jocose Remarks, Poignant Repartees, Whimsical Occurrences, Queer Hums, Inimitable Witticisms, &C. Of That Immortal Child of Humour the English Aristophanes; With Authentic Memoirs of His Life and Writings, and a Particular Recital of the Many Laughable Incidents Which Befel Him in the Former, and the Various Whimsical Occurrences That Gave Rise to the Latter. Since We Mean to Make You Laugh, Our Motto Is an Epitaph. Sam. Foote Is Dead, Yet Do Not Weep, His Wit Alive Will Ever Keep; And Tho' His Body's Under Ground, You'll Find His Humour Here Abound. Poor Sam. Now With the Worms Resides, Yet Here a Friend With Care Provides Enough of Him to Shake Your Sides Then If a Tear Should Wet Your Eye, Let It Be Laughing Makes You Cry; With Spleen and Grief Still Be at Strife, You'll Find in Wit and Mirth There's Life

Foote, Samuel
Format
EBook; Book; Online
Published
London : printed for W. Adlard, at No. 10, Salisbury Court, Fleet Street; and may be had of all Booksellers in Town and Country, [1778?]
Language
English
Description
47, [1] p., plate ; 8⁰.
Notes
  • Braces in title.
  • Price from imprint: price One Shilling.
  • Reproduction of original from British Library.
Reproduction Notes
Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Cengage Gale, 2009. Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements. Eighteenth century collections online s2009 miunns
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Also available in microfilm (click link to determine reel #).
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English Short Title Catalog, T17097.
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