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• if I am rightly informed, goes under the name of • Powder-Watt.
· I must not here omit one particular absurdity which runs through this whole vociferous generation, and • which renders their cries very often not only incom
modious, but altogether useless to the public; I mean, • that idle accomplishment which they all of them aim
at, of crying so as not to be understood. Whether or no • they have learned this from several of our affected
singers, I will not take upon me to say, but moft certain it is, that people know the wares they deal in
rather by their tunes than by their words ; insomuch • that I have fometimes seen a country boy run out to • buy apples of a bellows-mender, and gingerbread from
a grinder of knives and scissars. Nay so strangely in• fatuated are fome very eminent artists of this particular
grace in a cry, that none but their acquaintance are • able to guess at their profession; for who else can know,
that work if I had it," should be the fignification of a corn-cutter?
• Forasmuch therefore as persons of this rank are sel• dom men of genius or capacity, 1 think it would be
very proper, that some man of good sense and sound • judgment should preside over these public cries, who • Thould permit none to lift up their voices in our streets,
that have not tunable throats, and are not only able
to overcome the noise of the croud, and the rattling of • coaches, but also to vend their respective merchandises
in apt phrases, and in the most distinct and agreeable • sounds. I do therefore humbly recommend myself as • a person rightly qualified for this poft ; and if I meet ' with fitting encouragement, shall communicate some • other projects which I have by me, that may no less • conduce to the emolument of the public.
· I am, Sir, &c.
RALPH CROTCH ET.'
BSENCE of lovers, death in love, Number 24... .
city of ceremonies in the Jewish religion, N. 213.
right judgment to be made of them, 174-
About the lottery-ticket, 191,
times as hurtful to the princes who are led by it as the
Of use when rightly directed, 219.
abject of wishes, ibid.
frequented, and for what purpose, N. 223.
and communities, ibid.
Audy-houses frequented by wise men, not out of
wantonness but stratagem, N. 190.
wife, N. 198.
had debauched his daughter, N. 181.
fuck a stranger's milk, N. 246.
cellency of its doctrines, N. 186, 213.
by that club, ibid.
of temperance, N. 195.
fir ANDREW FREEPORT, N. 174.
appetites, N. 237.
DEbauchee, his pleafure is that of a deftroyer, N. 199.
Dedications, the absurdity of them in general, N. 188,
: a man is distinguished from brutes by devo-
model of devotions, ibid.
Discretion an under-agent of Providence, N. 225. Dif
tinguished from cunning, N. 214.
why, N. 224:
cellent in its kind, N. 226.
Ducation, the benefits of a good one, and necessity
and marriage with that emperor's daughter, N. 181.
kind, N. 2222
charitable uses, N. 177.
superstitions, N. 213
possessions, N. 191.
Fable: of the antiquity of fables, N. 183. Fable of
pleasure and pain, ibid.
the excellency of it, N. 247
N. 174. Divides his time betwixt his business and.
source of pleasure, 196. Good-nature and chearful-
Abits, different, arising from different profeffions,
inexcusable, N. 181.
of iniftaken devotion, N. 211.
templation of it, N. 210.
Infidelity, another term for ignorance, N. 186.
KITTY, a famous town-girl, N. 187.