Thursday, April 07, 2005

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.


Blogger alena:

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10/04/2005 07:22:00 PM  

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