The funny jester, or, amorous Joe Miller
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The funny jester, or, amorous Joe Miller being the completest collection of facetious jokes, laughable sayings, droll adventures, frolicsome tales, humorous anecdotes, merry stories, witty quibbles, smart repartees, epigrams, conundrums, toasts, sentiments, &c. &c. ever published : illustrating the universal passion : with many anecdotes of the arbor vitae, or tree of life by Joe Miller

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Published by H[enry] Smith ... in [London] .
Written in English


  • English wit and humor.,
  • Sex -- Anecdotes.,
  • Anecdotes.

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Edition Notes

Other titlesAmorous Joe Miller
Statementby the most eminent wits of all times, upon it and about it ; illustrated with appropriate plates, and many original pieces, in verse and prose, never before published.
The Physical Object
Pagination[1] leaf, 96 p. :
Number of Pages96
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22996570M

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Full text of "The American Joe Miller; or, The jester's own book: being a choice collection of anecdotes and witticisms" See other formats. The original Joe Miller (/) was a well-respected English actor, who played Shakespearean clowns among other characters. The year after his death, his friend John Mottley (), brought out a joke book named Joe Miller's Jests, or the Wit's Vade-Mecum, under the pseudonym Elijah three jokes in this slender pamphlet were actually attributed to Joe Miller, but it. After Miller's death, John Mottley (–) brought out a book called Joe Miller's Jests, or the Wit's Vade-Mecum (), published under the pseudonym of Elijah Jenkins Esq. at the price of one shilling. This was a collection of contemporary and ancient coarse witticisms, only three of which are told of Miller.   If forever reason why, you want to play this then go ahead here it is: Thanks for watching and if you real.

  The latest book by Patterson I read was The Jester- when I rented this book I was expecting a criminal novel but to my surprise when I began to read, I discovered that this is a history book!! When I began to read The Jester I got little uneasy not knowing what to expect of Patterson, but quickly I discovered that the master of suspense can /5. Joe Miller's Joke Book Paperback – January 1, by Joe Miller (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Paperback, January 1, "Please retry" — Author: Joe Miller. Looking for books by Joe Miller? See all books authored by Joe Miller, including Joe's journals: The art & tales of a sojourner: a decade of watercolor journaling, and A Better Man, Husband, Father, and more on Online Introduction to Joe Miller's Jest Book, more properly called. Mark Lemon's The Jest Book. Here are over seventeen hundred jokes from the 's. Compiled by Mark Lemon, the first editor of Punch magazine about , his versiion,The Jest Book, was first published in and reprinted several , as was the habit, as proof of its success and proof of the long history of.

“The clown figure has had so many meanings in different times and cultures. The jolly, well-loved joker familiar to most people is actually but one aspect of this protean creature. Joe Miller definition is - a book of jokes.   The most famous female jester was probably Mathurine, a seventeenth-century jester at the French court during the reigns of Henry III, Henry IV, and Louis XIII. Her jester uniform was the best: an Amazon warrior outfit, including long flowing robes, armor, shield, and wooden sword. About Joe Miller’s Jests. Joe Miller was a popular comic actor on the London stage from until his death in A year later, the publisher T. Read enlisted a down-and-out writer named John Mottley to compile a book of jokes, and stuck Miller’s name onto it.