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The polite politician: or, entertaining correspondent. Being, a collection of original essays, on the most beautiful and entertaining subjects, in prose and verse, (viz.) On Virtue. On Death. An Account of a monstrous Ceyloneze-Serpent, call'd the Anocondo. An Abridgment of that Part of the History of England that relates to the Reformation. The Origin of Love. An Account of a burning Well, at Broseley, in Shropshire. Curious Political Extracts from various Authors, relating to the History of Europe. Mr. Dawke's Account of the Willingham Boy, that had all the Signatures of Manhood, before he was three Years old. A curious Treatise of Birds of Passage, taken from the late Mr. Catesby, F. R. S. Recipes for various Disorders, with some Account of Tar-Water. A remarkable Letter from a Country School-Master to his Mistress. An Abstract of the mechanical Practice of Physic. Cupid's Riddle. A Wish for a Wife. Extracts from Dean Swift, with other curious and entertaining Pieces, never before publish'd. ...

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Polite politition.


London : printed for T. Thompson, at the Lamb and Bible, without Temple Bar, 1751.

Physical description

2v. ; 80.

References note

ESTC T76265

Reproduction note

Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Thomson Gale, 2003. (Eighteenth century collections online). Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements.


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