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Compiled and Methodically Digested as well for the Entertainment of the Curious as the Information of the Ignorant and for the Benefit of Young Students · Artificers · Tradesmen & Foreigners who are desirous thorowly to understand what they Speak · Read or Write

By Nathan Bailey anno domini 1721

Woodcuts by Allen Lewis

Printed and to be sold by the Yale University Press adjoining the College in New Haven Connecticut · & by Humphrey Milford Oxford University Press · London M. D. XXXX XVII

The title page and the front of the dust jacket are the same, so I scanned the front of the dust jacket. The actual proverbs are taken from Nathan Bailey’s Universal Etymological Dictionary as far as I can tell; my copy of that dictionary is the second edition from 1726.


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