Nothing new, tales, by the author of 'John Halifax, gentleman'. (Google eBook)

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Page 336 - THE ROMANCE OF THE FORUM; OR, NARRATIVES, SCENES, AND ANECDOTES FROM COURTS OF JUSTICE. SECOND SERIES. BY PETER BURKE, Esa., of the Inner Temple, Barrister-at-Law. 2 vols. post 8vo. 21s. PRINCIPAL...
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