Happy be Lucky. OR, A Catalogue of Books to be sold by Lottery, wherein no Man puts above a Shilling, and the Fortunate Lotts are above one half; the Adventurers may repair to D. Newman at the Blind Bear in Rebel-Lane; where the Lotts will be drawn the next Fast-Day.

  • 1. HOcus Pocus: Or Machiavil Ecclesiasticus, A Treatise containing and fully describing the whole Art of Ec­clesiastical and State-Juggling. In large Folio. By Po­litico-Theologus, a North-Countrey Anabaptist Episcopi­zing in the South.
  • 2. Regula Sancti Henrici: Or a Collection of all the Canons which authorise Bishops to wear Blew Cloaks and Jack-Boots, when they are to take care of other Men's Wives: Compiled by Car. Al — n; and Dedicated to the Reverend Father (in what you please but God) H. Ld. Bp. of L—.
  • 3. Hoc est Corpus: Or State-Transubstantiation, A learned and ela­borate Treatise (stoln from the most able Popish Writers) wonder­fully proving the Miraculous Conversion of a Lawless Convention in­to a Legal Parliament, by the Irish Saint, but an English Devil.
  • 4. Non est Inventus: Or an Answer to a Treatise entituled, A HUE and CRT after the Ne plus ultra of a Latitudinarian Conscience; Dedicated to the Ld. N—ms Chaplain at N—ich.
  • 5. Annus Mirabilis: Or the Year 1694 divided into 8 Quarters, Demonstrated from Two late Acts of Parliament; The one for 4 Quarterly Payments of a Land Tax; The other for 4 Quarterly Pay­ments of a Poll Tax: Published for the Satisfaction of all Free En­glish-men, if any such can be found.
  • [Page 2]6. Infoelix Arbor: Or John Le-Mot Honywood's Legacy to the House of Commons, being Two pence a piece to all his Brother-Pensi­oners, to buy each of them an H—r, That they may speedily fol­low his good Example. Opus Posthumum.
  • 7. Or [...]s Depopulatio: Or the Art of drawing Teeth with Gun­powder; Being an extraordinary Invention lately discovered by an Enn [...]sk [...]lling Captain; and now made Publick for the Benefit of all little Operators and Corn-cutters, By Sir Humph [...]y G—re.
  • 8. Dulcis odor Lucri, &c. Or the Justice and Reasonableness of Licensing 10000 Bawdy Houses, in order to raise a M [...]ll on Fund, for carrying on a Villainous (a Vigorous it should be) War against France: Made out as clear as the Sun in a Cucumer, being a dainty fine elegant Piece, By a Lady of Honour.
  • 9 Jas Belgicum: Or a Justification of the present Imposition of Tunnage and Poundage, extravagant Taxes and Polls, excessive Fines, illegal Imprisonments and all the Arbitrary Proceedings complained of, without Cause, in the late Reigns, and actually practised in this. By a Pensioned Conventioner and sworn Enemy of his Country, Licensed by Sir G. T—y: Printed by R. Baldwin, and are to be Sold in St. Stephens Chappel near Westminster-Hall.
  • 10. Creatio Reformata, i.e. Moses whipt into a Hand-Basket, or Genesis reduced to a Chaos, being an excellent Translation done from the Original, by the Master of the Charter House.
  • 11. Dimidium plus Toto: Or the Art of telling lipt Money, when we can catch it; a very concise Piece, by Hogan Mogan, &c. Pub­lished for the Benefit of all Sorts of Persons in the Kingdom, but especially for the City of London and Lombard Street.
  • 12. Petitio Principii: An elaborate Treatise to prove War the only Way and Means to support the Gospel of Peace; or that San­guis Martyrum and Semen Protestantis Ecclesiae are inconsistent Terms. By the Reformed Sinect: or the London Divines.
  • 13. Arcana Imperii: Or the French King's Cabinet Council un­lock'd: Being a rare Mysterions Piece, Shewing the Ways and Means of buying Towns without Money, maintaining Armies with­out Necessaries, seeding his Subjects without Bread, with many o­ther [Page 3]admirable State Politicks: Dedicated to the House of Commons, with an humble Petition, That the like Arts may be discovered and speedily put in Practice here for the Publick Good; lest it should be too late, and our Invention fail us, when all our Money is gone.
  • 14. Ars numerandi: Arithmetick a fine Science; or John Par­tridge's Skill of multiplying 2256 by 6, to prove that on May the 20th and 22th 1685, the perjured Salamanca Doctor had 13536 Stripes upon his brawny Shoulders. Dedicated to Robin Hog.
  • 15. Monoculus: Or Dr. L—n with one Eye (and that none of the best) seeing more Piracy in Privateering, than the Learned Dr. O—sh with both. A very useful Piece, especially for all Sea­men in Service under the present Government; whereunto are ad­ded certain Devotions and Prayers fitted for their Use, when they go to be hanged.
  • 16. Malum necessarium: Or a Pea to keep open the Issue of Schism. Dedicated to Don Juan Aquilonius, by Corah Inventor of the Bar [...]ccian Manuscript.
  • 17. Jara Perjura, &c. Or Perjury no Sin; A very necessary Treatise in these Times, for the Satisfaction of all tainted Conscien­ces, very learnedly and elaborately Performed by the Master of the Temple.
  • 18. Messalina: A very pleasant Treatise, Recommended to all Ladies, especially about the Court; Wherein is clearly proved, that a Woman lying w [...]th a hundred Husbands de facto, doth not Cuckold her Husband de j [...]re By Dr. Sherlock's Wife.
  • 19. Nemo tenetur ea impossible: Or an Apology for Non pay­ment of Taxes, they being too Many and too Mighty for our Pur­ses. By a Lover of his Countrey
  • 20. Davas omnia, &c Or the Belgick Leviathan; A Treatise shewing the Instrumental Cause of all the intolerable Miseries, that have lately beialn these once Three flourishing Kingdoms. Dedi­cated to the Dutch Stadt-holder.
  • 22. Hysteron Proteron: Or Martha's part preferred before Ma­ry's; A Sermon lately preached by the Vicar of Bray, and Dedica­ted to the Children of this Generation.
  • [Page 4]22. Ego non sum ego: A large Treatise learnedly proving it law­ful to assert and use the equivocating, reserving and deposing Do­ctrines, and all other the worst Principles and Practices of the Pa­pists, provided it be done demurely, and at least under Pretence of advancing the Protestant Religion. By Simon the Pilgrim,
  • 23. [...]. A Curious fine Cobweb Piece, to prove that it is much better to live under five hundred Tyrants, than one law­ful King. By a Republican Club: Published to shew what they would be at.
  • 24. Intus & in Cute: Or the Anatomy of a Pensioned Parliament-man, Shewing 1st. his Original Disposition or Propensity to such a Place, from a Necessity of Protection from his Creditors; 2dly. his Methods of acquiring it, viz. by wheadling, fawning, cringing, scraping, swearing, lying, &c. and 3dly. his Behaviour in it, which is to sell his Countrey to reimburse himself, &c. together with some Politick Reflections on such as pawn their Liberties and Properties for the Sake of Roast-Beef and Strong Drink: Recommended to all the pretended Freemen of England.
  • 25. Speculum Rebellium: Or the Description of a strange Mir­rour, wherein a Williamite cannot look, but he will either see a Knave's or a Fool's Face,
  • 26. Politicis atque Poetis quidlibet, &c. Or the History of the cutting of the Throats, of Men, Women and Children, and burning Towns in all parts of England, in one Day, by five hundred starv'd Irish, who were almost frighted out of their Wits, as not knowing where to hide themselves.
  • 27. Eques aversus: Or an Art to make all Persons acknowledge, That a Man faceth his Enemy all the time that he runs away, by sit­ting with his Face towards the Horse's Tail, A Dutch piece, very useful in time of War; and Dedicated to the Mighty General of the Confederate Forces.
  • 1. The humble Petition of Dr Fowler, That the Cross upon the Dial-Plate at Cripplegate (being a great Offence to the Eyes of weak [Page 5]Brethren, when they gape to see what a clock it is) may be effect­ually rased, and the Figure XII put in its place.
  • 2. The humble Petition of Sir William Cooper, and others, to the Honourable the House of Commons, That whereas many of the Ho­nourable Members of the House are shamefully in Debt, and their Cre­ditors are an Eye-sore to them, notwithstanding their Privileges, All the Members of the said Honourable House may from henceforth be freely and clearly discharged of their Debts, or have full Liberty never to pay any.
  • 3. The humble Petition of Sr. W. H-y-v-d to the Honourable House of Commons, That if the Wife of any Member of the said House (while her Husband is busied day and night, in contriving Ways and Means how to undo his Countrey to serve the King) shall, for want of due Benevolence, make him a Cuckold and get the Pox, it shall only be called a Rheumatism, and she shall be cured at the pub­lick Charge.
  • 4. A Petition of Right presented to their U—ships, by the Wa­termen and Carmen in and about the City of London, wherein they set forth their Grievances, That by the Means and Encouragement of the encroaching House of Commons, their Rights and Privileges, con­trary to the Fundamental Laws of this Kingdom, are manifestly in­vaded by the Licensed Hackney Coach men.
  • 5. The humble Petition of Dr. Titus Oats to the Honourable House of Commons, against Robin Hog alias Stephens, for Usurping his Profession, and endeavouring to monopolize his Salamanca Arts and Sciences of Impudence, Perjury, &c. Printed for the Author.
  • 6. The humble Petition of Evidence Fuller, That though he had not Wit enough to make so great a Knave as he would; yet since his Miscarriage proceeded from an hearty Love to Villainy, and a devilish Devotion to the Government, he may be discharged out of Prison, and allowed a Pension, promising that upon his Releasment he will never rest, till he hath found out greater Rogues than him­self, and much fitter for the Service of the Government.
  • 7. The humble Petition of the Souldiers and Seamen's Wives to both Houses of Parliament, That it may be speedily Enacted that they and [Page 6]their Children shall never be Hungry, seeing they are not able to endure their cries for Bread, when they have nothing to give them.
  • 8. The Hamble Petition of Miin Heer Benting to Sr. William Ashurst Lord Mayor of London, That his Lordship would be pleased to spare him his Chaplain Stephens, because he is the fittest Man for him, they having been both of a Trade; promising that in lieu of him he will send his Lordship a Dutch Anabaptist, who may be much more serviceable to him.
  • 9. The Humble Petition of Dr. Littleton, to the Right Honourable the Lords of the Privy Council, That an Order may be issued out to him to draw up an Information of Piracy against Mr. Bradshaw, it being the only sure way left to dispatch him, the very Sight of whom is such a Plague to his Doctorship, that he fears it will provoke him to put out his other Eye, that he may not be able to see his own Shame.
  • 10. The humble Petition of the Poor in and about the Cities of London and Westminster, That since Money is grown so scarce, and their Society so numerous, that Begging will not maintain them, it may be lawful for them to Steal a little. Delivered at Kensington, and Signed by above 10000 Hands.
  • 11. The Humble Petition of the Bankers in behalf of all Clippers and Coiners, That not only they be not farther prosecuted, but that they may be incorporated into a Society, with special Privileges and Encou­ragements for a speedy supply of Monies, which otherwise in a short time will be all gone.
Acts of Parliament.
  • 1. An Act of Parliament, That whereas the Members of the House of Commons, for divers Reasons, are become ashamed to demand the ancient Allowance formerly paid by the respective Pla­ces for which they were elected, they shall from henceforth imme­diately upon the return of their Election be made Pensioners of the Crown; That instead of Representatives of their Countrey they may become the King's Servants, and so be enabled when they make any sweet Presents to [...]k their own Fingers.
  • 2. An Act of Parliament, That whereas the numerous and libe­ral [Page 7] Pensions given to Members of the House of Commons cannot so calm all their Spirits, but that some of them, upon particular Occasions, are very apt to grow mutinous, there be allowed extra­ordinary the Yearly Sum of 200000 l. to his Majesty, to be disper­sed among them at his Discretion upon emergent Occasions, over and above all Pensions, by the name of H [...]sh-money.
  • 3. An Act of Parliament, That the name of Lombard street be changed to Lumber-street, and that the unnecessary Bankers be re­moved thence and sent to Holland, and in their Room be placed Pawn-Brokers, Apprizers and Seller of Second hand Goods; that peo­ple who have parted with all their money, may know where to dis­pose of or sell the Furniture of their Houses.
  • 4. An Act of Parliament, That Right shall be Wrong and Wrong Right; that Truth shall be Lying, and Lying Truth; That the poor who are starv'd here shall be reported to be starv'd in France; and that all the Barbarities committed by P. O. be charged upon the French King.
  • 5. An Act of Parliament, That [...]e French King shall restore the two thousand five hundred Merchants Ships and upwards, which he hath taken from us, under this penalty, that if he do not, we will speedily lose or make away all the rest, and so utterly undo all his Privateers by leaving them no Prizes to take.
  • 6. An Act of Parliament to make P. O. Invulnerable, that he may no more so shamefully run away, as he did at Landen; as al­so to encourage him to carry on a Vigorous War against France.
  • 7 An Act of Parliament, That P. O's Nose be pared, or laid on one Side; because it shadows his Brains, and stands in his Light, that he can neither see his Enemies, nor his proper Advantages,
Cases of Conscience and Queries.
  • 1. Since Rebellion is forbidden by Divine Authority under pain of Damnation, as strictly and in as express Terms as any other grie­vous Sin, Whether we may not as lawfully Authorise men to Per­jure themselves, murder, whore, steal, bear false witness, or commit any other crying Sin, as to rebell against their lawful Sovereign.
  • [Page 8]2. Whether an Act of Parliament can secure a Man from Dam­nation, who in Obedience to it violates the known Laws of God?
  • 3. Whether that's properly called a Christian State, where they set up their own Laws in direct Opposition to the Laws of God and of Christ?
  • 4. Whether when King James's Health was proposed to be drunk, in regard he was Q. Mary's Father, Mr. Emerton did not pertinently propose this Question to be first resolved, Whether she acknowledged him as such?
  • 5. Whether John of Lambeth, though he seem not to approve of some means they used, did not implicitly confess, That heath thought all parties whatsoever to be in the Right when he made this Complaint in his late Sermon, That the Zealots of all parties had got a scurvy trick of lying for the Truth?
  • 6. Whether it be not to work a Miracle, equal to any among the Papists, to make those Fathers in a Church who never were Sons of it?
  • 7. What Course we must take to raise Six Millions next Year, when all our Money is likely, [...] swallowed up this Year in the Exchequer Funds, and from thence to be transported to Holland?
  • 8. What will become of the Vigorous War against France when all our Money is gone?
  • 9. Whether our Fund Merchants and Purchasers of Revenues in the Exchequer, be not like Aesop's Dog, who let go and lost the Substance to catch at the Shadow?
  • 10. Whether Fleet. Shepherd did not give a more satisfactory Answer to King James's Declaration than Dr. Welwood, when (King James's Declaration being produced) he lustily swore, That his [...] the P. of O. had taken the right course to make no Declarations be believed, by not keeping the least tittle of any of his own?
  • 11. Whether our Weathercock Swearing Clergy would not cry out a blessed Reformation, if their dear Dutch Saviour William HENRY P. O. alias King de facto, should (to which he is in a fair way) [...] the Old Proverb or Prophesy, viz,
    As Henry the Eighth, destroyed Monasteries and Cells,
    [...] HENRY the Ninth, shall pull down Ch [...]es and Bells.

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