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The hermit: or, The unparalleled sufferings, and surprising adventures, of Philip Quarll, an Englishman : who was discovered by Mr. Dorrington, a Bristol merchant, upon an uninhabited island, in the South-Sea ; where he lived about fifty years, without any human assistance. : Containing I. His conference with those who found him out ; to whom he recites the most material circumstances of his life: as that he was born in the parish of St. Giles, educated by the charitable contribution of a lady, and put apprentice to a lock-smith. II. How he left his master, and took up with a notorious house breaker, who was hanged ; how, after his escape, he went to sea a cabin boy, married a famous whore, listed himself a common soldier, turned a singing master, and married three wives, for which he was tried and condemned at the Baily. III. How he was pardoned by K. Charles II. turned merchant, and was shipwrecked on a desolate island on the coast of Mexico. Preview this item
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The hermit: or, The unparalleled sufferings, and surprising adventures, of Philip Quarll, an Englishman : who was discovered by Mr. Dorrington, a Bristol merchant, upon an uninhabited island, in the South-Sea ; where he lived about fifty years, without any human assistance. : Containing I. His conference with those who found him out ; to whom he recites the most material circumstances of his life: as that he was born in the parish of St. Giles, educated by the charitable contribution of a lady, and put apprentice to a lock-smith. II. How he left his master, and took up with a notorious house breaker, who was hanged ; how, after his escape, he went to sea a cabin boy, married a famous whore, listed himself a common soldier, turned a singing master, and married three wives, for which he was tried and condemned at the Baily. III. How he was pardoned by K. Charles II. turned merchant, and was shipwrecked on a desolate island on the coast of Mexico.

Author: Peter Longueville; Alexander Bicknell
Publisher: [Boston] : Printed at the Apollo Press, in Boston, by Joseph Belknap., MDCCXCV. [1795]
Series: Eighteenth century collections online.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : English : 1st American, from the 6th London edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Early works
Robinsonades
Imaginary voyages
Poems
Early works to 1800
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Longueville; Alexander Bicknell
OCLC Number: 62831573
Notes: Caption title: The English hermit.
Signed on p. 208: Ed. Dorrington. Attributed to Peter Longueville in: Esdail, Arundell. "Author and publisher in 1727. 'The English hermit.'" The library, 4th ser., v. 2, p. 185-192. Attributed to Alexander Bicknell by Evans.
"On the hermit's solitude."--Page [3]-4, in verse.
Description: 1 online resource (208 pages)
Series Title: Eighteenth century collections online.
Other Titles: English hermit.

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