« AnteriorContinuar »
A preventive of the return of vales-giving proposed. vol.xxiv.
specially when the arts and interest of a numerous body are engaged on the oppo
time invite and call upon every gentle
S I R, - T H E insolence of menial servants throughout England, but more especially in and about this metropolis, is now arrived to an intolerable pitch, and calls aloud for the interposition of the legisla
This evil arises chiefly from the practice of giving vales; a thing unknown to every other part of Europe, and for which they reproach us. Here it is called generosity, in other countries it is more proPetly named ostentation, not without - * , tomc