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Context of Ingenii fructus: or, The Cambridge jests; : being, youth's recreation. I. Containing delightful, choice, and uncommon novels. II. Merry with witty jests, and pleasant tales and bulls. III. The Cambridge punns, and drollery, suitable to mirthful entertainment. IV. The original of the word Cockney put upon citizens. The throwing at croks on Shrove-Tuesday. The original and reason of Horn-Fair, and Cuckold's Point. V. The whole art and mystery of love, in courting maids and widdows with success; nicking the critical minute to crown your love-passion, with an happy conclusion. VI. New jests, which may serve for the witty-man's companion, the busie man's diversion, and the melancholly man's physick, and recreation. Calculated for the meridian of Cambridge-shire, and may serve elsewhere, for the innocent spending of winter evenings. By W.B
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