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Joe Miller's Jests: or The Wit's Vade-Mecum


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John Mottley (1692—1750) writer

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(1739),

a jest‐book by J. Mottley. The name is taken from Joseph Miller (1684–1738), an actor in the Drury Lane company, and a reputed humorist.

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