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The Maryland Press, 1777-1790 by Joseph Towne Wheeler.
Volume 438, Page 43   View pdf image (33K)
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Edward Langworth, Teacher, Printer and Historian
Both projects in which the partners were interested failed to ma-
terialize and on January 1, 1787 the partnership ended. Langworthy
then taught the classics and acted as the head of the newly founded
Baltimore Academy in which Andrew Ellicott was the mathematics
Preparing for the Press, and will be Speedily published, if
sufficient Encouragement should be given by the deeply
intersted Public,
An Improvement on Chesterfield;
The Phrase in Fashion.
A Variety of profund, moral, grateful, liberal, and truly
urbane EXAMPLES; for the Improvement of the rising
Generation, and more particularly to adorn the Manners,
refine the Taste, ornament the Style, and mend the Hearts
of the Author's Pupils in Town, and his young Heavers
in the Country;—or, to speak more intelligibly, to pre-
pare them for "active Life" by teaching them how is
throw Dirt scientifically, give the Lie emphatically,
and to intersperse their Conversation and Writings with
all the fine Trapes and Figures of the Billingsgate Semi-
nary, where the Author received his refined and most sub-
lime Education.
Haberdasher of Pronouns, and Auctionier of Divinty - - -
pro Tempore.
The Author flatters himfelf that he need not at-
tempt to illuftrate the vast Utility of the above Work, as it
mult be obvious to all whole Minds are moderately illu-
minnted by similiar Rays of Science—and as a Proof of his
transcendent Abilities, he need only, be it persuaded, refer-
to his Performances, under the Signature of Juvenal, which
have lately dignified "Mr. Haiti's Gazette, the Poignancy of
which, he verily believes, have "pierced," through and
through, and done, quite done for, the tough Vitals of " Will.
instructor. Although nothing to that effect appeared in the newspapers
at the time the partnership broke up Langworthy apparently harbored
ill feelings toward Goddard, and was awaiting a favorable time to at-
tack him.
For several years the Goddard almanac had been compiled by Andrew
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