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The triumph of wit [electronic resource] : or, ingenuity display'd in its perfection; being the newest and most useful academy. In three parts. Part I. Containing variety of Excellent Poems, Pastorals, Satyrs, Dialogues, Epigrams, Anagrams, Acrostick, Choice Letters, with their Answers, Epitaphs, Posies, Titles of Honour, and Directions, Complimental Expressions and Addresses: Also Directions relating to Love and Business, and the Newest Best, and Exactest Collection of Choice songs. Part II. Containing the whole Art and Mystery of love, in all its nicest Intrigues and curious Particulars, promising wonderful Success, as well in a happy Choice, as in the great Affair of Courtship to either Sex; with the Description and Anatomy of Perfect Beauty. Part III. Containing the Mystery and Art of Canting, with the Original and present Management thereof, and the End to which it serves and is employed. Illustrated with Poems, Songs, and various Intrigues, in the Canting Language, with the Explanation, &c.

Author/Creator:
J. S. (John Shirley), active 1680-1702.
Publication:
London : printed by A. W. for J. Clark, at the Golden-Ball in Duck-Lane, 1724.
Format/Description:
Book
158[i.e.168]p.,plates ; 12⁰.
Edition:
The eighth edition.
Series:
Eighteenth century collections online. Part 1.
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Subjects:
English poetry -- 18th century.
Rhetoric -- Early works to 1800.
Wit and humor -- Early works to 1800.
Form/Genre:
Poems.
Place of Publication:
England London.
System Details:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Notes:
The preface to the reader signed: John Shirley.
Numerous errors in pagination.
Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Cengage Gale, 2009. Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements. s2009 miunns
Reproduction of original from British Library.
Cited in:
English Short Title Catalog, T51759.
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.