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A letter from the Cocoa-Tree to the country-gentlemen

Francis, Philip

A letter from the Cocoa-Tree to the country-gentlemen

by Francis, Philip

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Published by printed for W. Nicoll in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesEighteenth century -- reel 8956, no. 02.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination14p.
Number of Pages14
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18366520M

the Book∣sellers. The conversation here naturally turns upon the newest publications, but their criticisms are something sin∣gular. When they say a good book, they do not mean to praise the style or sentiment, but the quick and extensive sale of it. That book in the phrase of the CONGER is best, which sells most; and if the demand for QUARLES should be greater than for POPE, .   In that book, pilgrims pass through the town of Vanity on their way to the Eternal City, and are tempted by the worldly delights of the town’s fair. Thackeray’s novel takes a satirical look at the society of England between about and , during the battle of Author: Emma Laybourn.

The country gentlemen, as a class, were boorish and ignorant, devoted to the bottle and the chase. The country clergy frequented alehouses and intermarried with housemaids. We read in the'Connoisseur' (A.D. ), that "the kept-mistress is a constant part of the retinue of a fine gentleman, and is indeed as indispensable a part of his equipage. Full text of "Selections from Addison and Steele" See other formats.

One was the Cocoa Tree in St. James's Street, a place with a long and dubious history, of which the bronze cocoa-tree in the smoking-room, stuffed with ancient packs of cards, was a reminder. At that time its membership was almost confined to young men from Oxford and Cambridge. In the mean time came a letter from my grandfather, in favor of his own profession and that of my father, written with so much force and energy, and stating so many reasons for my yielding to the wish of my friends and the conveniency of a family still consisting of eight children, of whom I was the eldest, that I yielded to the influence of.


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The presence of so many coffee houses in the city allowed a choice of suitable venues for public events. write a letter ten times as long, if I were to specify all I like in your work.

I more than like most of it; and I am charmed with your glorious love of liberty, and your other humane and noble sentiments.

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