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The Pennyworth of wit. [electronic resource] : Here's a choice pennyworth of wit, for all that stand in need of it.

Standardized Title:
Pennyworth of wit.
Publication:
[Boston] : Sold at the Bible and Heart, in Cornhill,, [between 1780 and 1806]
Series:
Early American imprints. First series ; no. 30990.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (1 sheet ([1] pages)) : illustrations (relief cut)
Subjects:
Love -- Anecdotes.
Wit and humor.
Women -- Poetry.
Form/Genre:
Broadsides.
Ballads.
Place of Publication:
United States Massachusetts Boston.
Notes:
Verse in three parts; first line: Here is a penny-worth of wit.
Author from ninth and tenth lines of the first part: As in this verse you may behold, set forth by Mr. William Lane. Possibly by William Lane, born 1744, the English poet.
The Bible and Heart, Boston, was the sign of Thomas (1732-1797) and John Fleet from 1780 to 1797, of John and Thomas (1768-1827) Fleet from 1797 to 1803, and of Thomas Fleet (1768-1827) from 1803 to 1806.
Text in three columns; relief cut to the left of title.
Electronic text and image data. [Chester, Vt. : Readex, a division of Newsbank, Incorporated, 2002-2004. Includes files in TIFF, GIF and PDF formats with inclusion of keyword searchable text. (Early American imprints. First series ; numbers 30990).
Cited in:
Evans 30990
Ford, W.C. Broadsides, 3162
Contributor:
Lane, William, b. 1744.
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.
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