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LONDON:

PRINTED BY S. AND R. BENTLEY, DORSET-STREET.

GAIETIES

AND

GRAVITI E S.

CONJUGALISM,

Or the Art of making a good Marriage.

Such is the attractive title of one of those Parisian publications, which from their union of a refined and piquant style with great licentiousness of matter from their abundance of caustic satire, or playful bantering, with the most barefaced want of principle --and from the employment of a cultivated, subtle, and even delicate intellect to inculcate the grossest sensuality, may be pronounced eminently and emphatically French. From the profligate romance of Louvet, down to that most heartless and detestable of all productions, Les Liaisons Dangereuses, the literature of France, however poor in other respects, leaves not a single niche unoccupied in what may be termed her national Temple of polished Libertinism:

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