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This is a photograph of a snuff box from the 18th century. In A Sentimental Journey, Yorick trades his tortoise shell snuff box with the Monk's horn snuff box because he feels guilty for not giving him money and insulting him earlier.

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In the image, the devil can be seen encouraging the women in the picture to continue being whores as one can be seen happily counting money. The image is the cover image of a book with the title literally translating to "The open-mouthed miss." But…

The image shows three men and underneath it says "get money, money still and then let virtue follow if she will."

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According to the Wellcome Collection, "The Oxford English dictionary defines 'pitch-plaster' as 'A dressing containing pitch, used as a depilatory. Also: a dressing containing Burgundy pitch, used in the treatment of chest and rheumatic disorders'…

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The England's Folley is a two part article in an english paper illustrating the ups and downs of money and power. In part 1, the drawing and the correlating poem describes the joys of having money and power and shows a happy, smiling man.
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