Gives a reason of the numerous orders off cadgers, beggars, and you may swindlers, also a beneficial Glossary of your own Thumb Words

SCOUNDREL’S DICTIONARY, otherwise a conclusion of the Cant Conditions used by Theft, Housebreakers, Street-robbers, and you will Pickpockets about Area, with curious dissertations for the Artwork of Wheedling, &c., the whole printed out of a copy started one of their gang, on the late scuffle within watchmen and you may an event of all of them towards the Clerkenwell environmentally friendly, 8vo.

SMITH’S (Capt.) Compleat History of the fresh Life and you will Burglaries of the very most Well known Highwaymen, Foot-pads, Shop-lifts, and you will Hacks, out of each other Sexes, during the and you will throughout the London and you can Westminster, 12mo, vol. i.

STANLEYE’S Remedy, and/or Means tips Reform Wandring Beggers, Theft, etcetera., by which are shewed one to Sodomes Sin out-of Idlenes is the Poverty therefore the Heartache regarding the Kingdome, 4to.

The Achievements From Humor, or Ingenuity display’d within its Brilliance, as the Most recent and more than Of use Academy, Audio, Artwork regarding Love, while the Secret and you can Ways out-of Canting, having Poems, Music, &c

Brand new Profits From Humor, or perhaps the Canting Dictionary, as being the Most recent and more than Helpful Academy, that has had the Secret and you may Art regarding Canting, for the unique and present management thereof, together with comes to an end to which they provides that is employed, represented which have Poems, Tunes, and other Intrigues from the Canting Words, to the Reasons, &c., 12mo.

The entire Artwork Out-of THIEVING and you will Defrauding Located: are a warning to all or any Housekeepers, Shopkeepers, Salesmen, although some, to guard against Robbers out-of one another Sexes, as well as the top Ways to prevent its Villanies; that was additional a conclusion of all of your own cannot words regarding the Thieving Language, 8vo, pp. 46.

TOM CRIB’S Memorial so you’re able to Congress, with a great Preface, Notes, and you will Appendix by one of several Enjoy [Tom Moore, brand new poet], 12mo.

VACABONDES, The Fraternatye of, as well out of ruflyng Vacabones, at the time of beggerly, of women at the time of Guys, away from Gyrles by Boyes, along with their right Brands and you can Features, that have a conclusion of the Crafty Business away from Cousoners and you may Shifters, plus the XXV. Orders out-of Knaves; otherwyse named a good Quartern off Knaves, confirmed of the Cocke Lorell, 8vo. Imprinted in the London of the John Awdeley, dwellyng inside little Britayne streete rather than Aldersgate.

It is known within the Ames’ Typog. Antiq., vol. ii., p. 885, you to a model bearing the date 1565 is within existence, which this new compiler is hardly any other than dated John Audley, the brand new printer, themselves. That it speculation, however, is very doubtful. As previously mentioned of the Watt, it is more than possible it absolutely was authored by Harman, otherwise are taken from his works, inside MS. or print.

VAUX’S (Matter de, a swindler and you may an excellent pickpocket) Existence, compiled by themselves, 2 vols., 12mo, to which is actually added a Canting Dictionary.

WEBSTER’S (Noah) Letter on the Hon. John Pickering, dedicated to his Vocabulary, or Line of Words and phrases allowed to be odd so you can the usa, 8vo, pp. 69.

Wild (Jonathan) Reputation for brand new Lives and you will Methods out-of Jonathan Wild, Thieftaker, Joseph Blake, alias Blue facial skin, Footpad, and you will fortsett lenken John Sheppard, Housebreaker; plus a good Canting Dictionary of the Jonathan Crazy , woodcuts, 12mo.

WITHERSPOON’S (Dr., of The united states) Essays to the Americanisms, Perversions from Words in the usa, Cant sentences, &c., 8vo., regarding the fourth vol. regarding their Really works.

The earliest focus on American vulgarisms. In the first place published in a few Essays, named the latest Druid, and therefore starred in an excellent periodical inside 1761.

Listing of ABBREVIATIONS, &c.

  • A good.N.-Anglo-Norman.
  • Old, or Ancient English-Whenever these conditions are employed, it is meant to denote that conditions to which it are connected had been when you look at the respectable include in otherwise previous to the newest rule from E.-Select Old.