Philosophical transactions for the year 1742 and 1743. The first Olynthiac of Demosthenes. Remedy of affiction for the loss of our friends. Dialogue between Alexander the Great, and Diogenes the Cynic. Interlude between Jupiter, Juno, Apollo, and Mercury. The true patriot. The Jacobite's journal. Amelia

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J. Johnson, 1806
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