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Poor Robin"s jests: or, The compleat jester

Poor Robin"s jests: or, The compleat jester

Being a collection of several jests not heretofore published. Now newly composed and written in a new method, both in prose and verse, by Poor Robin, knight of the burnt island, and well-willer to the mathematicks. Together with the true and lively effigies of the said author. The second part

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Published by printed for Francis Kirkman; and are to be sold by most book-sellers in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Humorists, English -- 17th century -- Early works to 1800,
  • Humorous stories -- England -- 17th century -- Early works to 1800,
  • Wit and humor -- Early works to 1800

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesCompleat jester
    GenreEarly works to 1800
    SeriesEarly English books, 1641-1700 -- 2539:2
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination88 p
    Number of Pages88
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15438222M

    The compleat Royal jester: containing the choicest and newest, domestick and foreign merry jests, pleasant jokes, elaborate puns, witty quibbles, smart reparties, wise sayings, ridiculous bulls, romantic stories with other pleasant fancies. Done by several hands. "Hurd, Richard," "Remarks on a late book, entitled, An enquiry into the rejection of the christian miracles by the heathens." 1 "Hurd, Richard," "The opinion of an eminent lawyer, concerning the right of appeal from the Vice-Chancellor of Cambridge, to the Senate;" 1 "Hurd, Richard," "Letters on chivalry and romance." 1.

      In the seventeenth, and during the first quarter of the eighteenth century, the popular books were generally in 8vo form, i.e. they consisted of a sheet of paper folded in eight, and making a book of sixteen pages; but during the other seventy-five years they were almost invariably 12mo, i.e. a sheet folded into twelve, and making twenty-four. ReaOnlinePremium-- Reading^Free. Reading^Free Pdf Download Free Dоwnlоаd/Rеаd PDF Bооk Reading^Free Pdf Here And you also can download or read online all Book Document that.

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Poor Robin was an English 17th and 18th-century satirical almanac series, appearing as Poor Robin's Almanack from Other similar writings by the pseudonymous Poor Robin were published later, in America and into the 19th century.

in a volume called Poor Robin's Jests, or the Poor Robins jests: or Jester'. Get this from a library. Poor Robin's jests: or, The compleat jester: Being a collection of several jests not heretofore published.

Now newly composed and written in a new method, both in prose and verse, The compleat jester book Poor Robin, knight of the burnt-island, and well-willer to the mathematicks.

Together with the true and lively effigies of the said author. Get this from a library. Poor Robin's jests, or, The compleat jester: Being a collection of several jests not heretofore published. Now newly composed and written in a new method. both in prose and verse. By Poor Robin knight of the burnt island, and well-wisher to the mathematicks.

Together with the true and lively effigies of the said author. Get this from a library. Poor Robin's jests, or, The compleat jester: Being a collection of several jests not heretofore published. Now newly composed and written in a new method, both in prose and verse.

By Poor Robin, knight of the burnt island, and well-wisher to the mathematicks. Together with the true and lively effigies of the said author. Get this from a library. Poor Robin's jests: or, The compleat jester: Being a collection of several jests not heretofore published. Now newly composed and written by Poor Robin, knight of the Burnt-Island, and well-willer to the mathematicks.

Together with the true and lively effigies of the said author. Licensed according to order. [William Winstanley]. Get this from a library. Poor Robin's jests: or, The compleat jester: Being a collection of several jests not heretofore published.

Now newly composed and written by that well-known gentleman, Poor Robin, knight of the burnt island, and well-willer to the mathematicks. Together with the true and lively effigies of the said author. Licensed Feb. Poor Robin. Title: Poor Robin's jests: or, The compleat jester Being a collection of several jests not heretofore published.

Now newly composed and written by that well-known gentleman, Poor Robin, knight of the burnt island, and well-willer to the mathematicks. Together with the true and lively effigies of the said author. Licensed Feb. In a portrait of William Winstanley was subscribed Poor Robin, with verses by Francis Kirkman, in a volume called Poor Robin's Jests, or the Compleat Jester (Huth Library Cat.) This work, the most popular of Poor Robin's productions apart from the almanac, was constantly reprinted.

Poor Robin's jests: or, The compleat jester Being a collection of several jests not heretofore published. Now newly composed and written by that well-known gentleman, Poor Robin, knight of the burnt island, and well-willer to the mathematicks.

Together with the true and lively effigies of the said author. Licensed Feb. Roger L'Estrange. His portrait titled “Poor Robin” appears in “Poor Robin’s Jests, or the Compleat Jester” () which includes poems attributed to Francis Kirkman.

He is the likely author of the almanac, although DNB notes a marked falling off in quality and originality after Poor Robin's Jests, Or the Compleat Jester. The Second Part (London, ) Poynter, Thomas, A Concise View of the Doctrine and Practice of the Ecclesiastical Courts in.

A jester, court jester, or fool, was historically an entertainer during the medieval and Renaissance eras who was a member of the household of a nobleman or a monarch employed to entertain guests. Jesters were also itinerant performers who entertained common folk at fairs and town markets.

Jesters are also entertainers who perform at modern-day historically themed events. Audio Books & Poetry Community Audio Computers, Technology and Science Music, Arts & Culture News & Public Affairs Non-English Audio Spirituality & Religion. Librivox Free Audiobook.

Full text of "Tarlton's Jests, and News out of purgatory:" See other formats. These jests were uttered in tongues now dead and forgotten, but their spirits still live. And yet the original joker must have existed. I mean the first jester, not the practical joker, who was a simian prototype, but the man who by comically reciting his own misery made others laugh and who became a favorite at mastodon or cave bear banquets.

Full text of "Shakespeare jest-books; reprints of the early and rare jest-books supposed to have been used by with an introd. and notes by W. Carew Hazlitt" See other formats. Poor Robin. / [] Poor Robin's jests: or, The compleat jester Being a collection of several jests not heretofore published.

Now newly composed and written by that well-known gentleman, Poor Robin, knight of the burnt island, and well-willer to the mathematicks. Together with the true and lively effigies of the said author. Licensed Feb. Abstract.

Swift's A Famous Prediction of Merlin (), a coda to his attack on the Whig astrologer John Partridge in the Bickerstaff hoax of the previous year. Audio Books & Poetry Community Audio Computers, Technology and Science Music, Arts & Culture News & Public Affairs Non-English Audio Spirituality & Religion.

Librivox Free Audiobook. My podcast_Ahmed Here We Go, 23 Lunatic Lounge Podcast Dustin & Tom's Horrible Sportscast Mudando de Assunto Ringless in Philly Minnessåll. On internal grounds, namely the verse style of William Winstanley in his known works, Lee argues for the latter, and mentions a portrait of William Winstanley with caption 'Poor Robin,' with verses by Francis Kirkman, in a volume called Poor Robin's Jests, or the Compleat Jester'.

In a portrait of William Winstanley was subscribed 'Poor Robin,' with verses by Francis Kirkman, in a volume called 'Poor Robin's Jests, or the Compleat Jester' (Huth Library Cat.) This work, the most popular of 'Poor Robin's' productions apart.

A Book with Cuts or Figures; Brass or Wooden Cutts or Prints from Copper­plates, or Wood. A Cut thro at House or Town, where sharp and Large Reckonings are impo­sed, as at Gravesend, Deal, Dover, Portsmouth, Plimouth, Harwich, Hel­voetsluyce, the Briel, and indeed all Sea-ports, nay and Common-wealths too, according to the obser­vation of a.In a portrait of William Winstanley was subscribed 'Poor Robin', with verses by Francis Kirkman, in a volume called Poor Robin's Jests, or the Compleat Jester (Huth Library Cat.) This work, the most popular of 'Poor Robin's' productions apart from the almanac, was constantly reprinted.Poor Robins Jeasts: Or, the compleat Jeste • first and second Part; being a Collection of se∣veral Jests not heretofore published, now new∣ly composed and written by Poor Robin, Knight of the Burnt Island, and well-willer to the Mathe∣maticks; together with the true and lively Effigies of the Author.