18th-Century Missed Connection Ad
A Mask in a Fryar’s Habit
The Gentleman who was at the Masquerade the 4th of February last, in a Fryar’s Habit, and a remarkable String of Beads, is desired to be in the Park Tomorrow or Thursday evening, between Eight and Een o’clock; ‘twill be in vain for any other to personate him, as has been attempted already, for it is supposed that he alone can answer a certain Signal, when given.
In Love at first sight; or, the gay in a flutter. Being a collection of advertisements, chiefly comic, ... London, 1750. 287pp.