A New Fortune-Book. Being a New Art of Courtship, opend for Young
Men and Maids Widows Widowers and Batchelors, Instructions for Young Men
The amorous gallant's tongue tipped with golden expressions: or, the art of courtship refined. ... Together with a canting academy, ... Microfilm. Woodbridge, CT Research Publications, Inc., 1983. 1 reel ; 35mm. (The Eighteenth Century ; reel 774, no. 2), London : printed for J. Clarke, C. Hitch, J. Hodges, T. King, and T. Harris, 1741, FILM X1493 reel 774 no. 2- Primary source from publication which includes hundreds of tips and phrases for use in the "art of wooing."
Addison, Joseph, and Steele, Richard. Selections From the Tatler and
Barney, Richard A. Plots of Enlightenment: Education and the Novel in
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Copley, Stephen. Literature and the Social Order in Eighteenth Century
Defoe, Daniel. Robinson Crusoe: The story of a man's struggle and adventures, after having been shipwrecked on an island. (London, 1719).
Franklin, Benjamin. Reflexions on courtship and marriage. In two letters to a friend. Wherein a practicable plan is laid down for obtaining and securing conjugal felicity.Addison's discourses are from The Spectator, Vol.III nos. 170 and 171, and are separately paginated, with separate register, and drop-head title reading: 'Appendix to Reflexions on courtship and marriage', FILM X1493 reel 396 no. 10
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Hofland, Barbara Hoole. Matilda, or, the Barbadoes Girl: a tale for young people / by the author of The clergyman's widow and family . . . (Philidelphia, 1817). While the story of Matilda comes shortly after the 18th century, it is still a prime and relevant example of a Foundling Story.
Houston, Robert Allan. British Society in the Eighteenth Century
Hunter, J. Paul, Before Novels: The Cultural Contexts of Eighteenth Century
Langford, Paul. Englishness Identified: Manners and Character, 1650-1850
Mackie, Erin. Market a lad Mode: Fashion, Commodity, and Gender in The
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Nelson, James. An Essay on the Government of Children: essays concerning the development of good health, manners and education for children in the 18th century; part of a series entitled Marriage, Sex and the Family in England (1660-1800). (Originally published in London; Printed for R. and J. Dodsley, 1756).
Newberry, John. The History of Little Goody Two-Shoes: the story of an impoverished girl and her success in bettering herself through education. (London: John Newbery, 1765).
Pickering, Samuel F. Jr. Moral Instruction and Fiction for Children, 1719-1820: an overview of children's stories and didactic fiction of the 18th century. (Athens; University of Georgia Press, 1993).
Richardson, Samuel. Familiar Letters on Important Occasions.London, G. Routledge and sons, ltd. 1928
Richardson, Samuel. Pamela; or, Virtue Rewarded: the story of a young woman and her struggles to preserve her virtue. (London: Samuel Richardson, 1742).
Trimmer, Mrs. Sarah. The Servant's Friend: an exemplary tale; designed to enforce the religious instructions given at Sunday and other charity schools, by pointing out the practical application of them in a state of service. (London: printed for T. Longman; G.G.J and J. Robinson; and J. Johnson, 1787).
Truman, Nevil. Historic Costuming. (London: Sir Isaac Pittman & Sons, Ltd., 1952).
Wilson, Thomas. A Companion to the Ball Room, Containing a choice collection of the most original and admired Country Dances, Reels, Hornpipes, Waltzes, and Quadrills, &c. &c. With Appropriate Figures to Each. The Etiquette and a Dissertation on the State of the Ball Room. Printed for D. Mackay, 44 Newgate St. & Sold by Sherwood Nedy and Jones-Paternoster Row. Button, Whittaker & Co. St. Paul's, Goulding &Co. Soho Sqare. Clement & Co. Cheapside, & the author No. 66 Old Bailey.