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Of many Remarkable
OLD SAYINGS, PROVERBS,
BY JOSEPH TAYLOR, 1 761 or 2
PRINCES STREET, HANOVER SQUARE ;
The object of this volume is to convey to the reader the derivation of many old and curious sayings, that are repeatedly occurring to us, as well as the origin of names given to most of the principal streets in London. It is hoped, that it will be found to contain whatever is most worthy of notice, its intent being both to amuse and instruct.
The Editor has, in some instances, referred to those works from whence extracts have been made; by which method individuals, should they think proper, may have recourse to the originals.
For the greater facility in finding any particular article, an index is affixed to the volume.