PART I: THE YOUNG EXUBERANT
The Magic of Money
The Coquette
The Profligate
How to Beg (Like the Bon Ton)
The Upper Crust
The Doctrine of Drinking
The Gamester
At The Mermaid
Lusty Wenches
In Praise of Cuckolds
In Praise of Crones
Ornaments
Bedlamites’ Courtship
Pickpockets’ Wedding
Libido
The Problem with Love Poetry
The Cad’s Confession
The Roaring Girl
Petruchio’s Prologue
Prologue to The Comedy of Errors
The Lazy Lackey
The Debtors’ University

PART II: THE ILLIBERAL LANDOWNER
Democracy’s a Damned Nuisance
Parliament of Idiots
Popularity
The Haut Monde
R.S.V.P.
Dernier Cri
The Brothel’s Politics
The Document
Citizen Capet’s Defense
Loi des Suspects
Powdered Wigs 
The Greatest Man on Earth
The Merry Beggars
Troglodytes
Tax the Poor
Revolution for Christmas
A Whiff of Grapeshot
When Monarchy Was Fun
Wortley Clutterbuck
Dead White Males

PART III: THE PENSIONER, BUT NO WISER
The Better Sort
The Genius
The Bore
Vanity
Lord Foppington
Rutilio’s Repentance     
Lessons in Loving Wisely
The Jester
A Valentine to Nincompoops
The Circle of Thievery
Misanthropes’ Lullaby
Boilly’s Final Thoughts
Life Isn’t Fair
Etiquette
The Old Law
Falstaff’s Account
Laudanum
Kubla Khan
Pied Piper


Illustration originally published in Portland Review 2018.

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