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A CHOICE COLLECTION OF
TALES, ANECDOTES, OCCURRENCES,
And various Pieces in
Prose and Uerse,
MANY ORIGINAL PIECES;
Never before published.
FROM THE WORKS OF AN OLD MILITARY OFFICER.
In Three Volumes.
PUBLISHED, FOR THE EDITOR,
GLEANINGS OF WIT.
"The Society of Moravians at Berlin, pre
sented the King of Prussia, (a little before his Death,) a curious Petition, of which the following is an Extract :
66 Your Majesty knows that we have ever been faithful and loyal subjects; .and that we contribute to the prosperity of the country, by the establishment of divers manufactures. We have not the presumption to ascribe to ourselves the success that has attended
our endea'vours, we know that it belongs wholly and solely to Jesus Christ.