Elegant extracts: or, Useful and entertaining passages in prose selected [by V. Knox] for the improvement of scholars at classical & other schools in the art of speaking, in reading, thinking, composing and in the conduct of life. To this edition is added a short system of geography from Sharpes translation of Holbergs Introduction to universal history and a chronological table of remarkable events, discoveries & inventions ...
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