English villanies seven severall times prest to death by the printers; but (still reviving againe) are now the eighth time, (as at the first) discovered by lanthorne and candle-light; and the helpe of a new cryer, called O-per-se-O: vvhose loud voyce proclaimes to all that will heare him; another conspiracy of abuses lately plotting together, to hurt the peace of this kingdome; which the bell-man (because he then went stumbling i'th darke) could never see, till now. And because a company of rogues, cunning canting gypsies, and all the scumme of our nation fight heere under their tattered colours, at the end is a canting dictionary, to teach their language: with canting songs. ...
Printed by M. Parsons, and are to be sold by Iames Becket, at the Inner-Temple gate in Fleet-street,
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