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73. Letter from Monoculus and Answer: STEELE

-Account of a Club of Gamesters: HUGHES

-Election for Queen-hithe Ward...

STEELE:

74. Letter from a Lover Letter on the tendency

:

THE

TATLER.

No. 38. THURSDAY, JULY 7, 1799.

Quicquid agunt homines

nostri est farragʻo libelli.

Juv. Sat. I. 85, 86.
Whate'er men do, or say; or think, or dream,
Our motley paper seizes for its theme.

P.

By Mrs. JENNY DISTAFF, Half-sister to Mr:

BICKERSTAFF.

I FIND among my

From my own Apartment, July 6.

brother's

papers

the following letter verbatim, which I wonder how he could suppress so long as he has, since it was sent him for no other end, but to show the good effect his writings have already had upon the ill customs of

the age.

SIR,

London, June 23. “The end of all public papers ought to be the benefit and instruction, as well as the diversion of the readers ; to which I see none so truly conducive as your late performances; especially those tending to the rooting out from among us

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