Poetical chronology of inventions, discoveries [&c.] ... from the conquest (Google eBook)

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1853
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Page ii - Guide to English Composition ; Or, One Hundred and Twenty subjects analysed and illustrated from analogy, history, and the writings of celebrated ancient and modern authors, to teach the art of argumentation and the developmept of thought. By Rev. EC Brewer, DD 68 cts. The publishers hope that this
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