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Cyclopædia of wit and wisdom

Cyclopædia of wit and wisdom

being a selection of choice anecdotes : refined from the dross of vulgarity calculated to inform the mind, exhilerate the fancy, furnish the memory, enlarge the capacity, and render persons agreeable in company

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Published by Thomas Johnson in Manchester .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English wit and humor.,
  • Anecdotes.

  • Edition Notes

    Library"s copy signed by Nat Schmulowitz.

    Other titlesSelection of choice anecdotes
    Statementcompiled from authentic sources by F. Wiseman.
    ContributionsWiseman, F.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination512 p. :
    Number of Pages512
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23082849M

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