Some new thoughts for the new year.
Bibliographic Citation:
Some new thoughts for the new year. Dublin : William Watson and son, [between 1795 and 1805]
William Watson and son, [between 1795 and 1805]
  • At head of title: Sunday reading.
  • Cover title.
  • "Price one penny."
  • Undated. Date range from trading dates of William Watson and son, cf. Pollard, M. Dictionary of members of the Dublin book trade, 1550-1800, p. 595.
  • "A hymn for the new year": p. [24].
  • First sentence: "When Mr. Thrifty (who keeps that great Mercer's shop in London, which has been getting on so famously of late) was once asked to dine two days after Christmas by his neighbour Careless (who I have heard by-the-by has been since made Bankrupt) Thrifty answered, that it was quite impossible to dine out then, for that he was settling his Chistmas accounts, 'which,' added he, 'must not be neglected for the world, for I should never know where I was; I should not understand whether I was going forward or backward, getting rich, or growing ever so poor, if I was to neglect casting up, and balancing, and examining into every thing at Christmas."
  • Includes 1 woodcut.
Physical Description: and white, 18 cm.
Chapbook Category:
Religious and Moral
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