Soothed, funned, imposed on. The cull will not be clerked; i.e. the fellow will not be imposed on by fair words.
Who better to illustrate this slang than poor Mr. Knightley, whose expressions when dealing with Emma always seem to say, “I will not be clerked.”
“Surprises are foolish things. The pleasure is not enhanced, and the inconvenience is often considerable.”
Chapter 8: Mr. Knightley to Emma
“Respect for right conduct is felt by every body.”
Chapter 18: Mr. Knightley to Emma.
Slang definition from 1811 Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue.