The Swearer's Prayer, or His Oath Explained [No. 50]. AMERICAN TRACT SOCIETY.

The Swearer's Prayer, or His Oath Explained [No. 50]

[New York: American Tract Society, n.d., ca. 1830s]. First Edition. 12mo (17.5cm.) bifolium; light toning and a hint of wear from handling, else Very Good or better. Concludes with the anecdote out of the Evangelical Magazine: "T.G.... having lost a considerable sum at cock-fighting, to which practice he was notoriously addicted, swore, in a most horrid manner, that he would never fight another cock..." Naturally, two years later he succombed to his addiction, "and he, putting his hand into his pocket for the money, /instantly fell a ghastly corpse to the ground/."

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