The Treasury of Wit; Being a Methodical Selection of about Twelve Hundred, the Best, Apophthegms and Jests; from Books in Several Languages. In Two Volumes. ... By H. Bennet, M.A.
Charles Dilly; and Thomas Evans, 1786
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