Green’s Dictionary of Slang

A trip through London : Containing observations on men and things. Viz. An account of the vast numbers of forreigners yearly imported. How Wales sends more footmen than gentlemen to London, with an account of their behaviour. A reason why the streets and highways in the city and liberty of Westminster, are kept in no better repair. A description of the Coffee-Houses about Whitehall. A merry dissertation upon news-papers, authors, printers, and publishers. An entertaining description of St. James's Park ; how the horse guards ; are worse soldiers and better subjects than the foot guards: A remarkable recounter between a bawd and a sodomite, on one of the seats near Buckingham-House [etc.]

by Erasmus Jones
London 1728