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The Man of Manners [electronic resource]: Or, Plebian Polish'd. Being Plain and Familiar Rules for a Modest and Genteel Behaviour, on Most of the Ordinary Occasions of Life. Whereby the Many Vanities, Weaknesses and Impertinences Incident to Human Nature, (Which Expose Persons to Contempt and Ridicule) May Be Easily Avoided. Written Chiefly for the Use and Benefit of Persons of Mean Births and Education, Who Have Unaccountably Plung'd Themselves Into Wealth and Power. The Manner of Walking the Streets and Other Publick Places. The Usual Salutations and Greetings, Down From the Complaisant Grin and Sneer of Quality, to the Honest Porterly How-D'ye; Or the More Homely Civility, How Fares Your Best Body? The Manner of a City Family's Sitting at Dinner. Wholesale Traders, Great Money-Jobbers and Other Rich Plodders, Their Sentiments of Breeding and Good Manners. Common Conversation a Meer Comedy. Rules Recommended to Preachers for a Modest and Courtly Behaviour Towards the Beau Monde. Scandalous Indecencies at Churches in Time of Divine Service; A Misfortune to the Church of England, That Farinelli and Senesino Were Not Bred Protestants. Rudeness of the Cockaded Gentry to Modest Tradesmen. Blazing Beaus of the Towns, Indebted for Every Article of Their Wearing Apparel, From the Crowns of Their Head, to the Soles of Their Feet, Except the Bath Metal Buttons at Their Shirt-Sleeves. The Irishman's Caution and Modesty, in Refusing to Look at the Corpse of His Dead Countryman, on Account of His Having a Stinking Breath When Living. Street Hunchers, Jostlers, and Coach-Splashers, Taken Notice of. A Notable Verbal Encounter Between Two Ladies, That Deal in Fresh Cod and Live Lobsters. With Variety of Other Matters, Moral, Serious and Comical

Jones, Erasmus
Format
EBook; Book; Online
Published
London : printed for J. Roberts, near the Oxford-Arms in Warwick-Lane; and sold by E. Withers, at the Seven Stars, against the End of Chancery-Lane in Fleet-Street; and J. Jolliffe, at the Bible in St. James's-Street; and the rest of the Booksellers of London and Westminster, [1737?]
Edition
The third edition
Language
English
Description
iv, 60 p. ; 8⁰.
Notes
  • Anonymous. By Erasmus Jones.
  • 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
Other Forms
Also available in microfilm (click link to determine reel #).
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English Short Title Catalog, T38903.
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