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[Duckett, George?]
A Second Tale of a Tub: or, The History of Robert Powel the Puppet-Show-Man, 3rd edition (London: J. Roberts, 1717).

A SECOND| TALE| OF A| TUB:| OR,| The History of ROBERT POWEL| the Puppet-Show-Man.| [rule]| Dingdong. Give me your Hand-Humph, you go to see| Fashions; you are the King's Jester; your Name is Robin| Mutton. Do you see this same Ram? His Name too is| Robin. Here, Robin, Robin, Robin; Baea, Baea, Baea.| Hath he not a rare Voice?| Panurge. Ay marry hath he, a very fine an harmonious Voice.| Dingdong. Well, this Bargain shall be made between you and| me, Friend and Neighbour; we will get a Pair of Scales,| then you, Robin Mutton shall be put into one of them,| and Tup Robin into the other. Now I'll hold you a Peck| of Oysters, that in Weight, Value, or Price, he shall outdo| you, and you shall be found light in the very numerical| manner as when you shall be hanged and suspended.| Rabelais, Book 4. Chap. 6.| [rule]| The Third Edition.| LONDON: Printed for J. ROBERTS near the Oxford Arms| in Warwick-lane. 1717. Price 3 s. 6 d.


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Bibliographical Reference

ESTC: n022061.

History of Publication

Cf. 1st edition (London: J. Roberts, 1715).link