Cambridge: Printed for the Trustees of the Publishing Fund, by Hilliard and Metcalf, 1822. First Edition. 12mo (17cm.); disbound; 60pp. Light soil, else Very Good or better. Moralistic tale establishing the "basic situation often used in later temperance fiction--a marriage threatened by the husband's drinking habit" (David S. Reynolds and Debra J. Rosenthal, "The Serpent in the Cup" (1997), p. 24). We find this title published later for the London Christian Tract Society under the authorship of "A.H." SHOEMAKER 8597; WRIGHT I 893.