Advertisement No. 45

Author(s): Woodburn, David


Advertisement No. 45

Be it known to all honest men & bonny
Laſses that the [¿] Scarlet when it is given as a sentiment
[¿] Company of College-Gentlemen)
[¿] beginning with a C. & ending with a T., as
[¿] neither does it mean the Whore of Babylon
[¿] Maiden-head; neither does it signify
[¿] white and [Paſsionately] Black without
[¿] to red, but henceforth and forever
[¿] Cockscomb, and every man however ſober may
[¿] the future with a clean Conscience, even a
[¿] of henpecking his Superior Tutors
[¿] be a man of Italie Paſsions xxx

Beware of the man says [¿]
hearted Malbranche, who blackens o'er his [¿] and grows
pale in his paſsions, is the Moral of this Advertisment.


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Advertisement No. 45

Document Information

Document ID 588
Title Advertisement No. 45
Year group 1750-1800
Genre Personal writing
Year of publication 1769
Place of publication Glasgow, Scotland
Wordcount 111

Author information: Woodburn, David

Author ID 176
Forenames David
Surname Woodburn
Gender Male
Year of birth 1749
Place of birth Monkton, Ayrshire, Scotland
Occupation Student
Father's occupation Farmer
Education University
Locations where resident Glasgow, Monkton