Most Viewed

A Walking Stick
White Teeth
An Honor To Tipperary
Welsh Wig-ging
A New Sign
An East Indian Chaplaincy
Witty Coward

Least Viewed

The Tanner; An Epigram
Cause And Effect
Money's Worth
A Slight Difference
New Relationship
All The Difference
A Nice Distinction
Measure For Measure
The Letter H

Random Jests

New Way To Pay Old Debts
A Good Neighbor
Resting Herself
Business And Pleasure
Too Many Cooks
A Transporting Subject
A Stopper
Smoking An Mp
Moral Equality Of Man
Bad Sport


Jests Home

SIR CHARLES WAGER always said, that if a sea-fight lasted three days,
he was sure the English suffered the most for the two first, for no
other nation would stand beating for two days together.

Yesterday we had another hearing of the petition of the merchants, when
Sir Robert Godschall (then Lord Mayor) shone brighter than even his
usual. There was a copy of a letter produced, the original being lost;
he asked whether the copy had been taken before the original was lost,
or after!

This gold-chain came into parliament, cried up for his parts, but proves
so dull, one would think he chewed opium. Earl says, I have heard an
oyster speak as well twenty times.

Next: Not Polite

Previous: Clear The Court

Add to Informational Site Network

Viewed 1684