The adventures of

 Mr Harley.

a short, but interesting Tale, is with allimaginable Respect inscribed To Mr Francis WillmAusten Midshipman on board his Magestys Ship thePerseverance by his Obedient Servant The Author.

Mr Harley was one of many Children.Destined by his father for the Church & byhis Mother for the Sea, desirous of pleasingboth, he prevailed on Sir John to obtain for hima Chaplaincy on board a Man of War. Heaccordingly, cut his Hair & sailed.

In half a year he returned & sat-offin the Stage Coach for Hogsworth Green,the seat of Emma. His fellow travelloerswere, A man without a Hat, Anotherwith two, An old maid & a young Wife.

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