The Universal Masquerade

The Universal Masquerade

Or, the World Turn'd Inside-out. Delineating and Detecting the Virtues and Vices of Mankind, From The Court to the Cottage, In All Professions, for the Benefit of Both Sexes. Representing, I. A Perspective View of the Court and Courtiers; Their Gallantries, Promises, and Entertainments Display'd; as Gaming, Intriguing, Balls, Ridotto's and Assemblies. II. City Pride and Luxury; Fraud and Impositions of Vintners, Exchange - Brokers, Discounters, Lottery-Mongers, Insurers, &c. With the Trick Practised by A Jew of the Alley on the D-ss of M-lb-b. III. The Foppery of Freemasonry, &c. IV. The Corruption of Magistracy Exemplified, in A True Secret History of Some Tr-Ing J-st-s, &c. V. Literary Bites; Or, The Tricks of Author, Printers and Booksellers: With the Trials of Many Criminals in Elysium, &c. VI. The Two Temples of True and False Fame; the Pretensions of Many Writers; With the Remarkable Receptions of Mr. Pope and Dr. Young. Vii. Fops, Epicures, &c. Justly Ridicul'd; and the Notorious Impositions of Lawyers, Physicians, and Apothecaries Detected. Viii. Fornication No Sin; Or, Adultery A La Mode, Defended in the Case of A First - Rate Keeper and A New-Made C-nt-Ess, &c. IX. A Sketch of the Last Judgment, Whereat Strict Justice Is Administred, and Many Offenders Now First Brought to Light. By O. Sedgewick, Gent

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Publisher: London : printed for J. Huggonson, in Sword-And-Buckler Court, over-against the Crown-Tavern on Ludgate-Hill, 1742.
Characteristics: 2v. ; 120.

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