The Lives and Anecdotes of Misers 

by 

F. Somner Merryweather

CONTENTS

BIBLIOGRAPHIC NOTE

PREFACE.

CHAPTER I: AVARICE DESCRIBED AND EXEMPLIFIED.

CHAPTER II: A FEW WORDS ON FRUGALITY AND SAVING.

CHAPTER III: TRADITIONARY RECOLLECTIONS OF JOHN OVERS, THE SOUTHWARK MISER.

CHAPTER IV: SOME ACCOUNT OF THE "GREAT" AUDLEY.

CHAPTER V: MISERS—THEIR HABITS, SCHEMES, AND VICES.

CHAPTER VI: NOTICES OF JEMMY TAYLOR, THE BOROUGH USURER.

CHAPTER VII: LIFE OF THOMAS GUY THE BOOKSELLER.

CHAPTER VIII. THE LIFE OF DANIEL DANCER.

CHAPTER IX: LIFE OF JOHN ELWES.

CHAPTER X: NOTICES OF FEMALE MISERS.

CHAPTER XI: THE INSANITY OF AVARICE.

CHAPTER XII: AVARICE AS AN HEREDITARY PASSION.

CHAPTER XIII: MAMMON WORSHIP; ITS SACRIFICES AND REWARDS.

CHAPTER XIV: CONCLUSION.

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