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Individual Item Contents: WPRP 112




[More, Hannah (1745-1833).]


A Search after happiness: a pastoral. In three dialogues.


Bristol : S. Farley, 1772.

Physical description

Bound with Thomas Percy of Dromore. The hermit of Workworth : A Northumberland ballad. London : Printed for T. Davies, and S. Leacroft Successor to C.Marsh, 1772.

Call number

WPRP 112.


Bound with and following: [PERCY, THOMAS (of Dromore).] The Hermit of Workworth, a Northumberland ballad. London : Printed for T. Davies, and S. Leacroft, Successor to C. Marsh, 1772. Also bound with four other unrelated texts.WPRP 112.
Contains Advertisement, Dedication and Introductory Address.


To rear the tender thought,
To teach the young idea how to shoot,
To pour the fresh instruction o’er the mind,
To breathe th’enliv’ning spirit, and to fix
The gen’rous purpose of the Female breast.


No Contents page. Includes:

A Search after Happiness: A Pastoral, in Three Dialogues.

Dialogue I. 1

Dialogue II. 8

Dialogue III. 20

PROLOGUE TO HAMLET, Spoken by the late Mr. POWELL on his Benegit-Night, at the Theatre at Jacob’s-Well, in 1765.


A PROLOGUE, Spoken at the Theatre in King-street, Bristol, by the late Mr. POWELL, to the Tragedy of KING LEAR, to introduce Mrs. POWELL, who appeared in the Part of CORDELIA