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Wit and mirth: or, Pills to purge melancholy being a collection of the best merry ballads and songs, old and new. Fitted to all humours, having each there proper tune for either voice of instrument, many of the songs being new set. With an addition of excellent poems by

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Published by printed by Will. Pearson, for Henry Playford at his shop in the Temple-Change in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • English wit and humor -- Early works to 1800

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Edition Notes

Other titlesWit and mirth, Pills to purge melancholy
GenreEarly works to 1800
SeriesEarly English books, 1641-1700 -- 1880:18
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination[12], 350, [2] p.
Number of Pages350
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15423155M

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