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HOR. SAT. ii. 6.71.

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Historical and Biographical Preface.


......COL. & THORN.

1. Survey of the Town-Characters at Garraway's,
Batson's, St. Paul's, and the Chapter Coffee-
houses; at the Temple, the Bedford Coffee-
house, White's, and other places-Mr. Town's
design in these papers..
2. On the different Branches of Virtu-Letter,
containing a catalogue of Pictures collected
abroad by an eminent Jew-Letter from a
Gamester, advising the Author to undertake a
Defence of Gaming...

3. The Ocean of Ink, a Dream...


4. Account of a new Order of Females, called Demi-
5. Letter from a Physician, with the Account of a
Plague newly broke out in London-Different
appearances and effects of it on a great man;
on Members of Parliament; on Land and
Sea Officers; on a Common-Councilman and
an Alderman of the city; on the club at
White's; on the Ladies, particularly a maid
of honour; and others....

6. Education of the Muses, a Fable; with its appli-
cation to authors-Progress of an author, ex-
emplified in Mr. Town's own life..

7. Letter, on Married People fondling before Company-Behaviour of a loving couple at dinner -Indecency of Modern Plays censured.....8. On the External Ornaments used by WritersAdvantages arising to them from the arts used in printing.

9. On Free-thinking-Abuses committed by the vul

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