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Buncle's Memoirs enlarges our hero's mind
Bookseller has his hair dressed on Saturday, and sleeps
all night in his elbow chair

160
Biggs, John, a perfect man; his curious hand-bill.. ib.
Bakers threatened with damnation for baking meat on
Sundays, a story......

159
Booksellers destroy large numbers of books, to sell some
dear

220
Books preserved by our hero, and sold cheap
Booksellers often prevent the sale of books sold by
authors

227
Booksellers' liberality to authors, instances of

223
Bargain hunters, learned dissertation on

134
Bentley eats asses' flesh for conscience sake...

188
Bookseller's shop an excellent school for knowledge 142
Book clubs promote the sale of books

246
Books, sale of, extremely increased of late years. ib.
Bank notes said to be found by our author in an old
book

255
Brank, a remedy for scolds, described (with wood cut) 273
Barrows, camps, fortifications, &c.

306
Buchanites, a curious sect of fanatics near Dumfries .. 18"
Buchan (Lady) thought herself the Virgin Mary, &c. . 185
Blair's Sermons have a greater sale than either Sher-
lock's or White's

225
Benger, Elizabeth, a very extraordinary instance of fe-
male abilities.

249
Books afford real and lasting pleasures to rich and poor 265
Blackbird's nest found in a skull

271
Children, a doubt if they should not be taught to despise
unnatural fathers

35
Controversies, curious in the Bowden family

54
Children liable to damnation

ib.
Children in hell!

ib.
Class meeting, account of

73
Curious library of the author and his friend at Bristol 99
Chaplain of the author

106
Cowley's verses op envy

49
Chiswell street, our hero opens a shop there

133
Criminals, bad practice of Methodists towards them,
under sentence of death

173

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Cocks prevented from breaking the sabbath by treading
hens on Sundays

176
Conference of Mr Wesley's preachers

192
Conversion at Kingswood ridiculed

202
Credit, inconveniences to tradesmen attending it; our
hero resolves not to give any

214
Classics, translation of, read by our hero..

233
Chariot set up by the author, with remarks on it.. 254
Crow's nest, remarkable one at Newcastle

270
Children educated as Methodists, never remain such .. 200
Cat longs for a fowl, and marks her kitten with wings 134
Circulating libraries increase the sale of books....... 247
Dunton, John, remarks on his life

29
Death of the author's master hastened by his sons turn-
ing Methodists

68
Death of the author's first wife during his illness 136
Dom Pernety's wonderful receipts

181
Death of Mr Dennis; his character.

212
Difficulties attending the ready-money plan..

214
Disasters in travelling from Darlington to Durham.... 274
Dropsy, broom tea an infallible remedy for

182
Droll scenes at booksellers' shops ..

243
Diffusing through the world immense number of books,
gives our hero great pleasure

265
Epistle (poetical) to Mr Lackington on his Memoirs 25
Epigram, by our hero, on a Methodist preacher

107
Education, our author regrets the want of

238
Enlightening the minds of the lower orders makes them
happier

250
Expenses of our hero proportioned to his income 253
Envious observations made on our author's expenses 254
Edinburgh, North British hospitality, &c.

285
Epicure, a term wrong applied, pleasures, &c... 103
Enthusiasm, its nature

167
Father of the author dies unregretted by his children 34
Fanatics in every age found their account in dreadful
predictions

63
Fortune-teller foretold a person's death

88
Four hundred thousand pounds a-year collected by Mr
Wesley's preachers..

197
Freethinkers read by our hero

233

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Farmers and husbandmen now read.

246
Four old people and four children supported by our hero 262
Father and mother of our author's first wife, unex-
pectedly discovered; a dreadful scene .

297
Fanaticism worse than atheism ..

167
Fanatics in Poland killed their own children

171
Goddy-mighty's little mutton"

97
Good consciences to the public of selling books cheap 263
Gentlemen and petty gentry act differently,

293
G-Mrs, leaves her husband and children to follow
Wesley

141
Great men have foibles, instances of...

182
Gregory, Dr, a remarkable quotation from, on ladies
having learning

249
Germany, seven thousand living authors there.

231
Ghost that loved poultry,

44
Haunted houses, stories of..

43
Hospital haunted in London

46
Horrid spectre appears

39
Higley's ghost

47
Huntingdon procures by prayer a pair of breeches, shoul-
der of mutton, and fish, &c.

68
Hill, an extraordinary quotation from

164
Hypocrites among the Methodists

172
Hints to the authors of the Encyclopedia Britannica and
Biographia Britannica

281
Hume, on female devotion and gallantry

78
Humorous verses on Methodist preachers.

193
Hill, Dr, earned by his pen in one year 15001.

224
Introduction
Invalids, absurd practice of, at watering places 300
Johpson, Dr, tea-table anecdote of

279
and the Lord Provost, anecdote of

280
and a lady, anecdote of

281
and David Hume, anecdote of .

282
and a waterman, anecdote of

ib.
much prejudiced against the Scotch. 283
Juvenile exploits of the author.

36
Knowlan's child returns to life after it had been in the

coffin five days
Kingsbridge, our hero's life there

105

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ners......

247

Kingswood school, large sums collected for, never ap-
plied to that use

198
Knowledge of books, how acquired by the author

232
Lavater, a quotation from, on women

77
Love feasts, account of

71
Lackington can afford to give more for libraries than
those that sell dear.....

217
Lady killed, screaming set the horses going

277
Ladies allowed to scream on certain terms

279
Learned men are often unacquainted with men and man-

241
Ladies now read and are become rational companions ;

have a just taste for books...
Ladies born deaf and dumb dance to music, &c. ... 271
Lackington sells one hundred thousand volumes a-year 264
Lackington's epitaph on himself

307
Milk.woman drove mad by Methodists.

159
Moorfields qualifications for preachers

190
Manuscripts, remarks on purchasing them

223
Miserable lives and untimely end of some opulent
tradesmen

256
Mambury amphitheatre..

206
Mary Hubbard's two old smocks

69
Mother of the author, her very extraordinary conduct.. 34
Methodists ruin the peace of mind of many innocent
people ..

58
Methodistical conversion a dreadful state.

59
Methodists are unhappy..

62
their prophecy of the world being at an end
on a certain day....

62
are alarmed by a comet's tail

63
their treatment of our hero on his leaving their
society..

162
Methodist preachers, their number

192
Merton, our hero partly resides ere

254
Norton's, Mrs, deed of gift to Reilly set aside..

63
Nurses robbed our author and neglected him while bis
wife lay dead, and himself nearly so

148
Novels and romances read by our hero..

235
New mode of valuing and purchasing libraries, by which

the seller is sure to have the full value

219

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Ned Drugget's character suits our hero

• 253
Objection of some in selling to the author answered 217
Pie-merchant

37
Preachers, remarks on dull inanimate ones ...... 50
Prayer-meetings of Methodists described .

69
Pawnbrokers sell books and other articles not pawned. . 134
Prolific Methodists at Wellington and near Oxford.... 145
Pious dealer in sheeps' heads, tripe, &c.

175
Pious common-councilman's advertisement

176
Preachers, Wesley's, many very ignorant, often liked
the better for being so

187
Play-house set on fire by a preacher..

189
Partnership commenced with Mr D.

210
Partnership dissolved

211
Publishers often hinder the sale of books when the copy-
right remains the author's .

226
Purchases, very large ones, made by the author 229
Profits, annual, of our author

257
Poor relations, the reason why the author does not de-
cline business.

260
Proofs that bis cheap mode of selling has not been in-
jurious, but beneficial, to booksellers

263
Predictions relative to our hero......

295
Powder-mills, our hero narrowly escapes death

296
Partner in the business

261
Pitcairn, Dr, and the collier

88
Quotations from an extraordinary pamphlet against the
Methodists, by an Old Member

195
Ready-money plan adopted to sell cheap.

214
Rational assembly at our hero's house

236
Rousseau, an extraordinary quotation from

167
Ridicule and contempt the only punishment for fanaticism 171
Story of praying a person to death

87
Story of a Methodist poll-parrot

96
Shilling on the red cock..

38
Supernatural appearances, opinion of

41
Shuter, Ned, was a Methodist .

89
Stoics read and greatly admired by the author,

101
Salesman and great coat, a story

124
Scruples of conscience in a bookseller

134
Swedenborgians increasing fast; their wonderful disco. • -
veries

183

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