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Introduction, humbly submitted to the Considerations of Sciences; particularly the great branches all Noblemen, Gentlemen, and Ladies who keep many

of Commerce, Navigation, and Plantation, servants. Also, a Postscript, occasioned by a late trifling Pamphlet, entitled Everybody's Business Nobody's.'

in all parts of the known World. London: Written by a Footman: in behalf of good Servants, and printed for W. Mears, at the Lamb ; to excite the bad to their Duty. London: printed for T.

F. Clay, at the Bible ; and D. Browne, at Worrall, at the Judge's Head, against St Dunstan's Church,

the Black Swan, without Temple Bar. in Fleet street. 8vo. No date. De Foe's Pamphlet was reprinted in 1767.

1727. 166 Mere Nature Delineated; or, a Body witb-||

| 171 A Tour through the whole Island of Great out a Soul. Being Observations upon . The Britain, divided into Circuits or Journies. Young Forester,' lately brought to town

Giving a Particular and Diverting Account from Germany: with suitable Applications. | of whatever is curious and worth ObserAlso a brief Dissertation upon the Useful

vation, viz: 1. A Description of the prinness and Necessity of Fools, whether political

cipal Cities and Towns, their Situation, or natural. London: printed for T. War.

Magnitude, Government, and Commerce. ner, at the Black Boy, in Paternoster row.

2. The Customs, Manners, Speech, as also 1726. Price Is. 6d. 8vo. pp. 123.

the Exercises, Diversions, and Employment 167 A New Voyage round the World, by a

of the Poor. 3. The Produce and ImproveCourse never sailed before. Being a

ment of the Lands, the Trade and ManuVoyage undertaken by some Merchants,

factures. 4. The Sea-ports and Fortifica. who afterwards proposed the setting up an

tions, the Course of Rivers, and the Inland East India Company in Flanders. London:

Navigation. 5. The public Edifices, Seats, printed for and sold by A. Bettesworth, at

and Palaces of the Nobility and Gentry: the Red Lion, in Paternoster row; and W.

with useful Observations upon the whole. Mears, at the Lamb, without Temple Bar.

Particularly fitted for the reading of such 1725.

as desire to travel over the Island. Vol. 3.

Which completes the work, and contains 168 An Essay upon Literature; or, An Inquiry

a Tour through Scotland. &c. With into the Antiqnity and Origin of Letters; proving that the Two Tables, written by

a Map of Scotland by Mr Mole. By a

Gentleman. London: printed and sold the finger of God in Mount Sinai, was the first writing in the world; and that all

by G. Strahan, in Cornhill; W. Mears, at other Alphabets derive from the Hebrew.

the Bamb, without Temple Bar; and R. With a short View of the Methods made

Stagg, in Westminster Hall. 1727. use of by the Ancients to supply the Want

172 A System of Magic; or, A History of the of Letters before, and impose the Use of

Black Art. Being an Historical Account them after they were known. London :

of Mankind's most early Dealings with the printed for Thomas Bowles, Printseller,

Devil, and how the Acquaintance on both next to the Chapter House, St Paul's

sides first began. Church- yard; John Clark, Bookseller,

Our magic now commands the troops of hell,

The devil himself submits to charm and spell,
under the Piazza, Royal Exchange; and

The conjuror in his orders and his rounds,
John Bowles, Printseller, over against the Just whistles up his spirits, as men do hounds;
Stocks Market. 1726. 8vo. pp. 127.

The obsequious devil obeys the sorcerer's skill,

The mill turns round the horse, that first turns round 169 The Political History of the Devil, as well

(the mill. Ancient as Modern : in two parts. Part I.

London: printed and sold by J. Roberts, Containing a state of the Devil's Circum

in Warwick lane. 1727. 8vo. pp. 403. stances, and the various turns of his Affairs,

173 An Essay on the History and Reality of from his Expulsion out of Heaven to the

Apparitions. Being an Account of what Creation of Man; with Remarks on the

they are, and are not. As also, how we several Mistakes concerning the Reason and Manner of his Fall.

may distinguish between the Apparitions Also, his Pro

of Good and Evil Spirits, and how we ought ceedings with Mankind ever since Adam,

to behave to them. With a great Variety to the first Planting of the Christian Reli

of Surprising and Diverting Examples, gion in the World. Part II. Containing

never published before. his more Private Conduct, down to the

By death transported to th' eternal shore, present Time: his Government, his Ap

Souls so removed revisit us no more ;
pearance, his Manner of Working, and the

Engrossed with joys of a superior kind,
Tools he works with.

They leave the trifting thoughts of life behind.
Bad as he is, the devil may be abused,

London: printed and sold by J. Roberts, in
Be falsely charged and causclessly accused;

Warwick lane. 1727. 8vo. pp. 395.
When men, unwilling to be blamed alone,

This work was issued for the third time, in 1738, with
Shift all the crimes on him which are their own.

the following title: The Secrets of the Invisible World London: printed for T, Warner, at the Disclosed; or, An Universal History of Apparitions, Sacred Black Boy in Paternoster row. 1726.

and Profane, under all Denominations, whether Angelical,

Diabolical, or Human Souls departed, showing-l. Their 8vo. pp. 408.

various Returns to this World, with some Rules to know, In the second edition, published in the same year, it is || by their Manner of Appearing, if they are Good or Evil called simply, "The History of the Devil,' &c. but in the ones. 2. The Differences of the Apparitions of Ancient and subsequent editions the original title is restored. A third Modern Times; and an Inquiry into the Spiritual Doctrine edition was called for in 1734 ; a fourth in 1739; another of Spirits. 3. The many Species of Apparitions, their real in 1770 ; and since then it has been frequently reprinted Existence and Operations by Divine Appointment. 4. both in London and the country.

The nature of secing Ghosts before and after Death; and 170 The History of the Principal Discoveries

how we should behave towards then. 5 The Etrects of

Fancy, Vapours, Dreams, Hyppo, and of real and imaginand Improvements in the several Arts and" ary Appearances. 6. A Collection of he most Authentic

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Relations of Apparitions, particularly that surprising one and the true Meaning of its Institution. altested by the learned Dr Scott. By Andrew Moreton,

2. The gross Abuse of Matrimonial ChasEsq. London: printed and sold by J. Roberts, in War. Fick lane,' 8vo. pp. 395. It has since been reprinted in a

tity, from the wrong Notions which have smaller size.

possessed the World, degenerating even to | 174 The Protestant Monastery; or, a Complaint

Whoredom. 3. The Diabolical Practice of against the Brutality of the present Age, attempting to prevent Child-bearing by particularly the Pertness and Insolence of Physical Preparations. 4. The fatal Con. our Youth to aged Persons. With a Cau sequence of clandestine or forced Marriages, tion to People in Years, how they give the through the Persuasion, Interest, or in. Staff out of their own Hands, and leave fluence of Parents and Relations, to wed themselves at the Mercy of others; con the Person they have no Love for, but cluding with a Proposal for erecting a Pro. often an Aversion to. 5. Of unequal testant Monastery, where Persons of Small Matches as in the Disproportion of Age; Fortunes may end their Days in Plenty, and how such many ways occasion a Ma. Ease, and Credit, without burthening their trimonial Whoredom. 6. How married Relations, or accepting Public Charities. Persons may be guilty of Conjugal Lewd. By Andrew Moreton, Esq., Author of ness, and that a Man may, in effect, make *Everybody's Business is Nobody's Busi a Whore of his own Wife. Also many ness.' London: printed for W. Meadows, other Particulars of Family concern. Lon. at the Angel, in Cornhill; and other Book don: printed for T. Warner, at the Black seller3. 1727. 8vo. pp. 31.

Boy, in Paternoster row. 1727. Price 5s. 175 Parochial Tyranny; or, the Housekeeper's 8vo. pp. 406.

Complaint against the insupportable Exac This work was at first called 'Conjugal Lewdness; or, tions and partial Assessments of Select Matrimonial Whoredom ;' but this title being considered

offensive to delicacy, the author immediately cancelled it, Vestries, &c., with a plain Detection of

and substituted the above title.
many Abuses committed in the Distribution
of Public Charities : together with a prac-

178 The Complete English Tradesman: in Fa.

miliar Letters, directing him in all the ticable Proposal for Amendment of the same,

several Parts and Professions of Trade ; wbich will not only take off great part of ||

viz. 1. Of acquainting him with Business the Parish Taxes now subsisting, but case

during his Apprenticeship. 2. Of WriParishioners from serving troublesome

ting to Correspondents in a Trading Style. Offices, or paying exorbitant Fines. By

3. Of Diligence and Application, as the Andrew Moreton, Esq. London: printed for W. Meadows, at the Angel, in Cornhill;

Life of all Business. 4. Cautions against

Over-trading. 5. Of the ordinary Occaand other Booksellers. 8vo. 176 A New Family Instructor. In Familiar

sions of a Tradesman's Ruin ; such as ex

pensive Living, too early Marrying, InnoDiscourses between a Father and his Chil- |

cent Diversions, too much Credit, being dren, on the most Essential Points of the

above Business, Dangerous Partnerships, Christian Religion. In Two Parts. Part I. l!

&c. Containing a Father's Instructions to his ||

6. Directions in several Distresses

of a Tradesman, when he comes to fail. Son upon his going to Travel into Popish

7. Of Tradesmen compounding with other Countries ; and to the rest of his Children

Tradesmen, and why they are so parti. on bis Son's turning Papist; confirming

cularly severe upon one another. 8. Of them in the Protestant Religion, against

Tradesmen ruining one another by Ruthe Absurdities of Popery. Part 11. In

mours and Scandal. 9. Of the customary structions against the Three Grand Errors

Frauds of Trade, and particularly of Trading of the Times ; viz. 1. Asserting the Divine

Lies.
Authority of the Scripture against the

10. Of Credit, and how it is only Deists.

to be supported by Honesty. 2. Proofs that the Messias is

11. Or

Punctual Paying Bills, and thereby Main. already come, &c. ; against the Atheists

taining Credit. 12. Of the Dignity and and Jews. 3. Asserting the Divinity of

Honour of Trade in England, more than Jesus Christ, that He was really the same

in other countries. with the Messias, and that Messias was to

To which is added, a be really God; against our Modern Here

Supplement ; containing, 1. A Warning tics. With a Poem on the Divine Nature

against Tradesmen's borrowing Money of Jesus Christ; in Blank Verse.

upon Interest. 2. A Caution against that

By the
Author of The Family Instructor.' Lon-

destructive Practice of drawing and redon: printed for T. Warner, at the Black

mitting, as also discounting Promissory Boy, in Paternoster row.

Bills, merely for a supply of Cash. 3.

1727. 8vo. pp. 384.

Directions for the Tradesman's Accounts,

with brief, but plain Examples and Speci. A second edition, with a varying title, was published, in by C. Rivington and T. Warner.

mens for Book-keeping. 4. Of Keeping a

It is there called ew Family Instructor: containing a Brief and Clear

Duplicate or Pocket Ledger, in case of ence of the Christian Religion in general, against the

Fire. London: printed for C. Rivington, of the Atheists, Jews, Deists, and Sceptics: and of at the Bible and Crown, St Paul's Churchtestant Religion in particular, against the Super. of the Church of Rome. In Familiar Discourses

yard. 1727. 8vo. pp. 474. between a father and his Children. In Two Parts, &c. || 179 The Complete English Tradesman, Voll II. " A Treatise concerning the Use and Abuse In Two Parts. Part I. Directed chiefly to

of the Marriage Bed; showing, 1. The the more Experienced Tradesman; with Nature of Matrimony, its Sacred Original, || Cautions and Advices to them after they

are thriven, and supposed to be grown King Charles and King James II, hitherto Rich, viz. 1. Against running out of their unobserved by all the Writers of those Business into needless Projects and dan Times. Together with an exact Series of gerous Adventures, no Tradesman being the War in Spain; and a particular Des. above Disaster. 2. Against Oppressing cription of the several Places of the one another by Engrossing, Underselling, Author's Residence in many Cities, Towns, Combinations in Trade, &c. 3. Advices, and Countries; their Customs, Manners, that when he leaves off Business, he should &c. Also Observations on the Genius of part Friends with the World; the great the Spaniards (among whom he continued Advantages of it; with a Word of the some Years a Prisoner); their Monasteries scandalous Character of a Purse-proud and Nunneries, especially that fine one at Tradesman. 4. Against being Litigious Montserrat ; and in their Public Diversions, and Vexatious, and apt to go to Law for more particularly their famous Bull Feasts. Trifles; with some Reasons why Trades London: printed for E. Symon, over men's Differences should, if possible, be against the Royal Exchange, Cornhills 1728. all ended by Arbitration. Part II. Being 8vo. pp. 352. useful generals in Trade, describing the

| The book was reprinted in London in 1743, and again at Principles and Foundation of the Home | Edinburgh in 1808. Trade of Great Britain; with large Tables || 182 Augusta Triumphans; or, the Way to make of our Manufactures, Calculations of the London the most Flourishing City in the Product, Shipping, Carriage of Goods by Universe. 1. By Establishing a University, Land, Importation from Abroad, Con

where Gentlemen may have an Academical sumption at Home, &c., by all which the Education, under the eye of their friends. infinite number of our Tradesmen are Em. 2. To prevent much, &c., by an Hospital ployed, and the general Wealth of the for Foundlings. 3. By Suppressing Pre. Nation raised and increased. The whole tended Mad- Houses, where many of the calculated for the Use of all our Inland Fair Sex are unjustly Confined, while Tradesmen, as well in the City as in the their Husbands keep Mistresses, &c., and Country. London : Charles Rivington. many Widows are locked up for the sake 1727. 8vo. pp. 474.

of their Jointures. 4. To save our Chil180 A Plan of the English Commerce. Being dren from Destruction, by clearing the

a Complete Prospect of the Trade of this Strects of Impudent Strumpets, suppress.
Nation, as well the Home Trade as the ing Gambling-Tables, and Sunday De.
Foreign. In Three Parts : 1. Containing bauches. 5. To avoid the expensive Im-
a View of the present Magnitude of the portation of Foreign Musicians, by forming
English Trade as it respects the Exporta. an Academy of our own. 6. To save our
tion of our own Growth and Manufacture. Lower Class of People from utter Ruin,
2. The Importation of Merchant Goods and render them useful, by preventing the
from Abroad. 3. The prodigious Con immoderate Use of Geneva; with a frank |
sumption of both at Home. Part II. Exposure of many other common Abuses,
Containing an Answer to that great and and incontestible Rules for Amendment.
important Question now depending, whe. Concluding with an effectual Method to
ther our Trade, and especially our Manufac prevent Street Robberies ; and a Letter to
tures, are in a declining Condition, or no?

Colonel Robinson, on account of the Or..
Part III. Containing several Proposals, en.

phan's Tax. London: printed for J. Ro-, tirely new, for Extending and Improving berts and other Booksellers. 1728. 8vo. our Trade, and Promoting the Consump pp. 63. tion of our Manufactures in Countries | 183 Second Thoughts are Best; or, a further wherewith we have hitherto had no Com

Improvement of a late Scheme to prevent merce. Humbly offered to the Considera Street Robberies. By which our Streets tion of King and Parliament. London: will be so strongly guarded, and so gloprinted for Charles Rivington. 1728. 8vo. riously illuminated, that any part of Lon.

don will be as safe and pleasant at MidTo the second edition in 1730 were added 'An Appen

night as at Noonday, and Burglary totally dix, containing a View of the Increase of Commerce, not impracticable. With some Thoughts for only of England, but of all the Trading Nations of Europe since the Peace with Spain. A third edition in 8vo. was

suppressing Robberies in all the Public printed by Rivington in 1737; in which it is called, by Roads of England, &c. Humbly offered mistake, the second.

for the Good of his Country, submitted to 181 The Military Memoirs of Captain George the Consideration of Parliament, and dedi.

Carleton ; from the Dutch War, 1672, cated to his Sacred Majesty King George in which he served to the Conclusion of the 11. By Andrew Moreton, Esq. London: Peace at Utrecht, 1713. Illustrating some printed for W. Meadows, at the Angel, in of the most Remarkable Transactions both Cornhill, and sold by J. Roberts, in War. by Sea and Land during the Reigns of Il wick lane. 1729. Price 6d. 8vo. pp. 24.

pp. 368.

CHRONOLOGICAL LIST

OF

WORKS WHICH HAVE BEEN ATTRIBUTED TO DE FOE.

4to.

A Modest Inquiry into the Causes of the pre-118 The Comical History of the Life and Death of sent Disasters in England; and who they | Mumper, Generalissimo of King Charles the are that brought the French Fieet into the Second's Dogs. By Heliostropolis, SecreEnglish Channel, described. London, 1690. tary to the Emperor of the Moon. London:

printed in the year 1704. 8vo. This tract was probably by John Dunton, as well as a || 9 Dictionarium Sacrum seu Religiosum. A second pamphlet, with a similar title, which followed it. Dictionary of all Religions, Ancient and 2 A Vovage to the World of Cartesius. Written

Modern ; whether Jewish, Pagan, Christian, or originally in French. Translated into Eng.

Mahometan. More particularly comprehendlish by T. Taylor, M. A., of Magdalen College,

ing - 1. The Lives and Doctrines of the Oxford. London: printed for Thomas Bennet,

Authors and Propagators. 2. The respecat the Half Moon, in St Paul's Churchyard.

tive Divisions, Sects, and Heresies. 3. Not 1692. 8vo. pp. 298. Second Edition, 1694.

only the True, but False Objects of Worship,

such as Heathen Gods, Tools, &c. 4. The vari. The Paris edition of this work, whence this translation made, appeared in 1691, and common report assigned

ous Ways and Places of Adoration. 5. All Reli. the authorship to Father Daniel, the Jesuit. There does gious Orders and Communities. 6. Sacred not seem to be any reason for ascribing the above work to

Rites, Utensils, and Festivals. 7. Distinct | any other than the person whose name it bears, and of wbom an account is given in Wood Athenæ II, 1023, who

Offices and Functions. 8. Rules, Customs, Keystons his Voyage to the World of Cartesius,' and Ceremonies, &c. London: printed for James 20ther of his works-A Comparison of Thucydides and Knapton, at the Crown, in St Paul's ChurchLivy, 1694.' 8vo. His name is to the English translation

yard. 1704. of Muebranche's Search after Truth, 1694,' folio, which

8vo. Dundon ascribes to Richard Sault. Mr Taylor also trans

This was the first attempt to embody a history of relilated 'The History of the Jews,' in continuation of Jo-1 gious opinions in the form of a dictionary. For associsephus, from the French of M. Basnage, 1708, folio.

ating the name of De Foe with this work, there is no other

evidence than public report and booksellers' catalogues 3 The Complete Mendicant ; or, the Unhappy both very doubtful authorities.

Beggar. Being the Life of an Unfortunate || 10 Historical Account of the Principles of the Gentleman, &c. London. 1699. 8vo.

Highflyers. London, 1703. 4 The Free State of Noland; or the Fame and | 11 A True State of the Difference between Sir

Constitution of that Happy, Noble, Power George Rooke, Knt., and William Colepeper,

ful. and Glorious State, &c. London. 1701. Esq. ; together with an Account of the 5 Dialogue between a Dissenter and the Obser. Trial between Mr Nathaniel Denew, Mr vator. London. 1702.

Robert Britton, and Mr Merriam, before 6 Lex Talionis ; or, the Persecution of Protest the Right Honourable Sir John Holt, Knt., ants in France. London. 1702.

Lord Chief Justice of England, on an InThese two tracts were inserted in the spurious collection

dictment for the Designs and Attempts of De Poe's works, but he himself expressly denies having therein mentioned, against the Life of the written them.

said William Colepeper, on behalf of the 7 Advice to the Ladies. By the Author of The said Sir George Rooke. Sold by the Book. True-Born Englishman.'

sellers of London and Westminster. 1704. Early in the summer of 1702 a pamphlet so entitled was

This work is ascribed to De Foe by Leslie, in his Recried about the streets by the hawkers of news, and eagerly

hearsals, but without any apparent reason. It is probable bought up as the work of De Foe; whose name was a pass

that Mr Colepeper himself was the author. port to popularity, and a constant source of profit to per 12 The Lay-Man's Sermon upon the late Storm ; sons of that description. In disavowing the performance, he speaks with becoming indignation against those who

held forth at an honest Coffee House Conpractised such a cheat upon the public, and complains that

venticle. Not so much a Jest as it is thought his name was hawked about the street in every ballad; to be. 4to. 1704. but to publish this abuse to the world as often as it oC

13 Coffee House Preachers; or, High Church curred, he tells us, would be to banter himself, and impose upon his friends; "since the similitude between the brats

Divinity Corrected, &c. By William Smithies, and the fathers will, generally speaking, clear him of the junior. London. 1706. scandal." But, that his friends may be imposed upon as little as possible, he assures them —"That he writes

There is no reason to suppose but that this work, though nothing but what he publicly owns, shows his face to, and

certainly in the manner of De Foe, was written by the perprofesses to be his." He says he had never written any

son whose name is attached to it. thing for the hawkers ; but whatever of his real works had

| 14 The Fifteen Comforts of a Scotchman. Writbeen cried in the streets was pirated by worthless printers, ten by Daniel De Foe, in Scotland. London: a sort of pick-pockets, who get money just about as honestly as others do on the highway, and then justify it

printed in the year 1707. 8vo. pp. 8. by law.

The object of it is to point out the advantages which

Scotland would reap from the Union. These are displayed || Rozelli, late of the Hague.' A fourth edition of the whole in the true doggrel style, inferior to the worst of De Foe's I work was published by J. Osborn, in 2 vols. 12mo. 1740. performances, and it is highly improbable that he had || A cursory glance at these volumes will sufficientiy satisfy any hand whatever in it. The hawkers, who gained a live the reader that they could not have proceeded from the lihood by vending such trash, found their account in having pen ot De Foe. the name of a writer who commanded a ready sale for their goods.

20 Faults on both sides. An Essay upon the

original Cause, Progress, and mischievous 15 A Discourse concerning Trouble of Mind,

Consequences of the Factions in the Nation, arising from sundry Temptations. Exem

&c. London: 1710. plified in the Remarkable Life of a Private

This work, which was in answer to Hoodley's 'Thoughts Gentleman ; with Reflections thereon. In

of an Honest Tory,' and in defence of the new ministers, Three Parts. Intended to awaken the obtained great popularity at the time, and has been as. Presumptuous, convince the Sceptick, and

cribed both to Harley and to De Foe; but probably without encourage the Despondent. Lest under his

any just reason in either case. own Hand, to be communicated to the Pub

21 Reasons against receiving the Pretender. lick after his Decease. London: 1708.

Together with some Enquiries of the high

est Importance to Great Britain. London: A second edition of the work was published, three years

1710. afterwards, with the following title, by which it is now generally known: 'An Account of some Remarkable Pas- \ There seems to be no good reason for ascribing this į sages in the Life of a Private Gentleman; with Reflections || work to De Foe. thereon.' In Three Parts, &c. Whether De Poe had any || 22 Character of a Modern Addresser. London. share whatever in handing these papers to the world, may be questioned very much. There is nothing but common

1710. report to warrant the supposition, for there is no internal

| A half-sheet, quarto. Advertised in the Review,' May evidence of it. A copy of the work, in the possession of

11. Mr Chalmers has inserted it in the List of De Poe's Mr Wilson, ascribes it to a Dr Woodcock. The late Dr!

supposed writings. It was reprinted in a small collection Hamilton announced it to be the experience of Sir Wil

of poems, called Whig and I'ory, or Wit on Both Sides,' liam Hamilton, Physician to Queen Anne.

1713, and is rather a satire upon De Foe and his politics; 16 Vox Dei, Vox Populi. Being True Maxims

so that unless there were two works at the time with the

same title, which is not likely, De Foe can have no claim of Government, &c. London : 1709.

to it. A second edition was published in the early part of the

23 The Secret History of Arlus and Odolphus, next year, under the title of The Judginent of Whole Ministers of State to the Empress of GrandKingdoms and Nations,' &c., by which it is now generally

insula; in which are discovered the laboured known. The authorship of this excellent work has been sometimes assigned to De Foe; it is doubtful, but is now Artifices formerly used for the Removal of generally given to Lord Somers.

Arlus, and the true Causes of his late Re. 17 The High Church Address to Dr Henry

storation, upon the Dismissal of Odolphus

and the Quinquinvirate. Humbly offered Sacheverell, for the Great Service he has

to the good People of Grandinsula, who have done the Established Church and Nation.

not yet done wondering why that Princess Wherein is shown the Justice of the Pro

would change so notable a Ministry. Printed ceedings of those Gentlemen who have en

in the year 1710. couraged the pulling down and destroying

De Poe has been made responsible for this publication, those Nurseries of Schism, the Presby- but certainly without any just reason. terian Meeting Houses. Submitted to the || 24 The History of Addresses. Consideration of all good Churchmen and Dissenters. London: J, Baker. 1710. Pricell the first volume appeared in a former year, and the second

This work, so generally attributed to De Foe, of which One Penny.

in 1711, was the work of Oldmixon, who expressly claims This work has been given to De Poe, but he expressly

it in his Memoirs of the Press.' denies having written any penny pamphlets.

25 Hannibal at our Gates, or the Progress of 18 Mars stripped of his Armour: or, the Army

Jacobitism in the present Danger of the displayed in all its true Colours. Contain

Pretender. J. Baker. 1712. ing the Character of the Army in general, There does not appear any reason for giving this work and the various Descriptions of Persons of || to our author. which it is composed. By the Author of 26 A Letter from a Member of the House of Com. the • Wooden World Dissected.' London : mons to his Friend in the Country, relating 1709. 8vo.

to the Bill of Commerce. London. 1713.

The only authority for ascribing this tract to De Foe is This work is ascribed to De Foe by a late writer of his

Ithat of Oldmixon, who, in reference to our author, is never life, who speaks of it as the best of his satirical perform

to be relied upon. ances. But whatever merit may be assigned to it, Ned Ward has the best claim to both works,

27 Mercator, or Commerce Retrieved. Being 19 Memoirs of the Life and Adventures of ||

Considerations on the State of the British

Trade ; particularly as it respects Holland, Signor Rozelli, at the Hague. Giving a

France, and the Dutch Barrier; the Trade particular Account of his Birth, Education,

to and from France ; the Trade to PortuSlavery, Monastic State, Imprisonment in the Inquisition at Rome, and the different

gal, Spain, and the West Indies, and the Figures he has since made, as well in Italy as in France and Holland. Done into Eng • The title of the French edition is as follows: L'Infor lish from the second edition of the French.

tune Napolitaine : ou les Aventures du Signeur Rozelli.

Qui contiennent l'Histoire de sa naissance, de son esclaLondon. 1709.

vage, de son etat monastique, de sa prison dans l' InquiRozelli was a famous gout doctor of his time, and is sition, et des differentes figures qu'il a faites tant en Italie, alluded to as such in the Tatler,' A second volume was qu'en France, et en Hollande. Enriche d'un grand nombre added many years afterwards, under the following title: de tailles douces, 2 tom. 2nd ed. à Paris, Chez Claude "A Continuation of the Life and Adventures of Signor || Rapin, Rue Saint Jaques. 1708.'

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