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Old Poor Robin [electronic resource]: An Almanack, Composed for All Capacities, Being as Far as the Author's Capacity Would Reach (and Remember Where His Witsails His Will Is Good). Being a New Edition of a Very Old Ephemeris for the Year of Our Lord 1781. Wherein If the Reader Finds Any Alteration in the Stile or Manner of Conducting; Let Him Remember Tempera Mutantur, et Nos Cum Iis Mutamur. The Mode of Writing (Like the Seasons Our Subject) Is Continually Varying. My Ever-Memorable and Ingenious Ancestor, the Lame Knight, Having Laid His Legs at Ease; Arithmetick Having Numbered His Days; Geometry Measured Out His Grave; His Body Being at Rest; And His Soul Having Soared Beyond Those Stars Whose Courses He Formerly Contemplated. If His Legitimate Descendant and Successor to His Title and Honours Attains Not to His Excellencies, He Will However Endeavour by All Means Possible to Give Mirth to the Jocund, Comfort to the Afflicted; Tales of Pity to the Tender-Hearted. Astronomy to the Wise, and Astrology to Those Who Are Otherwise. Written by Poor Robin, Knight of the ... And a Well-Wisher to the Mathematicks. Being the One Hundred and Nineteenth Edition, the First Year After Bissextile or Leap Year, and the Twenty-Ninth Year of the New Stile in England. .

Winstanley, William
Format
EBook; Book; Online
Published
London : printed for the Company of Stationers and sold by John Wilkie, at their Hall in Ludgate Street, [1781]
Language
English
Variant Title
Poor Robin
Description
48 p. ; 8⁰.
Notes
  • Titlepage and main text in red and black.
  • With an additional titlepage to the second part.
  • Braces in title.
  • Price from imprint: price Nine Pence, stitched.
  • 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
Other Forms
Also available in microfilm (click link to determine reel #).
Cited in
English Short Title Catalog, T17663.
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