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Being

A CHOICE COLLECTION OF

TALES, ANECDOTES, OCCURRENCES,

And various Pieces in

Prose and Uerse,

Interspersed with

MANY ORIGINAL PIECES;

Never before published.

FROM THE WORKS OF AN OLD MILITARY OFFICER.

In Three Volumes.

VOL. II.

LONDON:
Printed by C. Stower, Charles Street, Hatton Garden.

PUBLISHED, FOR THE EDITOR,
BY J. GINGER, BOOKSELLER TO HIS ROYAL
HIGHNESS THE PRINCE OF WALES, 169,
PICCADILLY ; SOLD ALSO BX
T. GODDARD, 1, PALL

MALL.

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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.

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