from the mock-Turkish title pretended to have been conferred by the Sultan upon
M. Jourdain, in Molière's play Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme
From: A Collection and Selection of English Prologues and Epilogues.
Commencing with Shakespeare and Concluding with Garrick
In Four Volumes. Volume I. 1779
Dryden. Prologue to the Assignation.