An Essay on the Art of ingeniously Tormenting; with Proper Rules for the Exercise of that Pleasant Art. Humbly addressed, In the First Part, To the Master, Husband, &c. In the Second Part, To the Wife, Friend, &c. With some General Instructions for Plaguing all your Acquaintance. Jane Collier.
An Essay on the Art of ingeniously Tormenting; with Proper Rules for the Exercise of that Pleasant Art. Humbly addressed, In the First Part, To the Master, Husband, &c. In the Second Part, To the Wife, Friend, &c. With some General Instructions for Plaguing all your Acquaintance
An Essay on the Art of ingeniously Tormenting; with Proper Rules for the Exercise of that Pleasant Art. Humbly addressed, In the First Part, To the Master, Husband, &c. In the Second Part, To the Wife, Friend, &c. With some General Instructions for Plaguing all your Acquaintance
An Essay on the Art of ingeniously Tormenting; with Proper Rules for the Exercise of that Pleasant Art. Humbly addressed, In the First Part, To the Master, Husband, &c. In the Second Part, To the Wife, Friend, &c. With some General Instructions for Plaguing all your Acquaintance
An Essay on the Art of ingeniously Tormenting; with Proper Rules for the Exercise of that Pleasant Art. Humbly addressed, In the First Part, To the Master, Husband, &c. In the Second Part, To the Wife, Friend, &c. With some General Instructions for Plaguing all your Acquaintance
An Essay on the Art of ingeniously Tormenting; with Proper Rules for the Exercise of that Pleasant Art. Humbly addressed, In the First Part, To the Master, Husband, &c. In the Second Part, To the Wife, Friend, &c. With some General Instructions for Plaguing all your Acquaintance

How to Nag, and other Courtesies

An Essay on the Art of ingeniously Tormenting; with Proper Rules for the Exercise of that Pleasant Art. Humbly addressed, In the First Part, To the Master, Husband, &c. In the Second Part, To the Wife, Friend, &c. With some General Instructions for Plaguing all your Acquaintance.

London: Millar, 1753.

First edition. Frontispiece, The Cat doth play / And after slay. [ii], 234 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. How to Nag, and other Courtesies. Contemporary calf. Joints tender. Very good. Bookplate of Deirdre Pirie. ESTC T33351. Cf. Heltzel, Courtesy Books in the Newberry Library (1942). Item #308891

A choice mid-eighteenth century courtesy book and a classic of black humor whose guiding principle is: “Remember always to do unto to every one, what you would least wish to have done unto yourself; for in this is contained the whole of our excellent science.”.

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