<Edition>Augustan Reprints. Los Angeles: William Andrews Clark Memorial Library, 1956</Edition>
For the LIFE of
Mrs. SHAMELA ANDREWS.
Parson TICKLETEXT to Parson OLIVER.
HEREWITH I transmit you a Copy
of sweet, dear, pretty Pamela, a little
Book which this Winter hath produced;
of which, I make no doubt, you have
already heard mention from some of your Neighbouring
Clergy; for we have made it our common
Business here, not only to cry it up, but to preach
it up likewise: The Pulpit, as well as the Coffee-house,
hath resounded with its Praise, and it is
expected shortly, that his L--p will recommend
it in a --- Letter to our whole Body.
<p>And this Example, I am confident, will be
imitated by all our Cloth in the Country: For
besides spe . . .