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Or, A Piece of the World Discovered; in Essays and Characters


  • Date Published: February 2015
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781107486607

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  • Originally published in 1903, this book contains an edition of John Earle's 'Micro-Cosmographie' taken from the sixth edition of 1633. Earle skewers the people and organisations of his time with balanced epigrammatic character sketches of types drawn from the various strata of society, ranging from children to drunkards, 'Church-Papists' and 'the Common Singing men'. This witty book will be of value to anyone with an interest in the history of satire.

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    Product details

    • Date Published: February 2015
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781107486607
    • length: 140 pages
    • dimensions: 229 x 216 x 8 mm
    • weight: 0.28kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    A childe
    A youg raw preacher
    A grave divine
    A modest man
    A physician
    A meere empty wit
    A meere alderman
    A discontented man
    An antiquary
    A drunkard
    A yonger brother
    A formall man
    A church-papist
    A prison
    A selfe-conceited man
    A serving man
    A reserv'd man
    A taverne
    A sharke
    An insolent man
    A carrier
    A complementall man
    A fidler
    A young man
    An old colledge butler
    A medling man
    An vpstart knight
    An idle gallant
    A constable
    A flatterer
    A downe-right scholler
    A high spirited man
    A plaine country fellow
    A meere gull citizen
    A lascivious man
    A player
    A detractor
    A rash man
    A young gentleman of the Vniversity
    A weake man
    A tobacco seller
    An affected man
    A pot-poet
    A plausible man
    A bowle-alley
    The world's wise man
    A surgeon
    A prophane man
    A contemplative man.A shee precise hypocrite
    A scepticke in religion
    An atturney
    A coward
    A partiall man
    A trumpeter
    A vulgar-spirited man
    A plodding student
    A sordid man
    Paules walke
    A meere great man
    A cooke
    A bold forward man
    A baker
    A pretender to learning
    A poore man
    A herald
    The common singing men
    A shopkeeper
    A blunt man
    A handsome hostesse
    A criticke
    A sergeant
    An ordinary honest man
    An vniversity dunne
    A stayed man
    A suspitious, or iealous man.

  • Author

    John Earle

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