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Johnson, J. mss., ca. 1740-1759


Set 13. All men seek pleasure

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Scope Note

Set of six unnumbered lesson cards of 4 lines each. Verso of each pasted with playing card symbols cut from brown, orange, and green Dutch paper. 6 items.


[1] All men seek pleasure

Transcription:

ALL Men seek pleasure,/ Tho by different way;/ But each Looses his Aim,/ When from Virtue he strays.

Dimensions:

4.6 x 7.7 cm

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[2] I wou'd not but do the thing

Transcription:

I Wou'd not but do the/ Thing that is Right,/ Tho I got, or I lost the/ Universe by it.

Dimensions:

4.6 x 7.7 cm

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[3] In heaven are joys

Transcription:

IN Heaven are joys, and/ Pleasures ever new,/ And Blessings thicker/ Than the Morning Dew.

Dimensions:

4.6 x 7.7 cm

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[4] Whoever breaks the holy sabbath-day

Transcription:

WHoever Breaks the/ Holy Sabbath day,/ Unbless'd shall pass the/ Other six away.

Dimensions:

4.6 x 7.7 cm

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[5] Whoever makes his parent's heart to bleed

Transcription:

WHoever makes his/ Parent's Heart to bleed/ Shall have a Child, that/ will revenge the Deed.

Dimensions:

4.6 x 7.7 cm

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[6] Whoever swears

Transcription:

WHoever Swears or/ Lightly Speaks the Name/ Of God Supreme is/ Cursed for the same.

Dimensions:

4.6 x 7.7 cm

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