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Page 1868 - REAL LIFE IN LONDON : or, the Rambles and Adventures of Bob Tallyho, Esq., and his Cousin, The Hon. Tom Dashall. By an Amateur (Pierce Egan). With 31 Coloured Plates by Alken and Rowlandson, etc.
Page 1844 - A CHRISTMAS CAROL IN PROSE. Being a Ghost Story of Christmas. By Charles Dickens.
Page 1892 - The person who acted Polly, till then obscure, became all at once the favourite of the town; her pictures were engraved, and sold in great numbers ; her Life written, books of letters and verses to her published, and pamphlets made even of her sayings and jests. Furthermore, it drove out of England (for that season) the Italian Opera, which had carried all before it for ten years.
Page 1850 - PolyOlbion: or, a Chorographicall Description of Tracts, Rivers, Mountains, Forests, and other Parts of this renowned Isle of Great Britaine, with intermixture of the most Remarquable Stories, Antiquities, Wonders, Rarityes, Pleasures, and Commodities of the Same...
Page 1902 - Poems on Several Occasions. WRITTEN BY DR. THOMAS PARNELL, Late Archdeacon of Clogher. AND PUBLISHED BY MR. POPE. With THE LIFE OF ZOILUS. And his Remarks on Homer's Battle of the Frogs and Mice.
Page 1855 - Melantha is as finished an impertinent as ever fluttered in a drawing-room, and seems to contain the most complete system of female foppery, that could possibly be crowded into the tortured form of a fine lady.
Page 1839 - REFLECTIONS upon polygamy and the encouragement given to that practice in the Scriptures of the Old Testament.
Page 1834 - An Enquiry into the Occasional Conformity of Dissenters in Cases of Preferment. With a Preface to the Lord Mayor, Occasioned by his carrying the Sword to a Conventicle.
Page 1836 - The Two Great questions considered. I. What the French King will do with respect, to the Spanish Monarchy. II. What measures the English ought to take.
Page 1841 - Remarks on Mr. Pope's Rape of the Lock. In Several Letters to a Friend. With a Preface, Occasion'd by the late TREATISE ON THE PROFUND, and THE DUNCIAD.

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