THE| HISTORY| OF THE| PROCEEDINGS| OF THE| MANDARINS and PROATINS| OF THE| Britomartian Empire| AT THEIR| Last General Diet, with the Cha-|racters of the Chief Members.| [rule]| -----Captique dolis, donisque coacti,| Quos neque Tydides, nec Larissæus Achilles,| Non Anni domuere, non mille Carinæ.| Virg. Æn. 2.| [rule]| [rule]| LONDON:| Printed for the Booksellers of London and West-|minster. 1712. (Price 1 s.)
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Cf. The History of Prince Mirabel's Infancy, Rise and Disgrace, 1st edition (London: J. Baker, 1712).
The fictional setting follows the The History of Prince Mirabel's Infancy, Rise and Disgrace, 1st edition (London: J. Baker, 1712). [The "Mandarins" are Lords, the "Proatins" the Commons.] Concentrates on defaming the late tory take over, by offering a history of the last parliamentary sessions. The text is somewhat more concrete than its competitors, partisan with the Dissenters and the London merchantry – offers numerous short characterizations of the leading politicians.