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The rational amusement, comprehending a collection of letters on a great variety of subjects, serious, entertaining, moral, diverting, and instructive. Interspersed with essays, and some little pieces of history, more especially adapted to exercise the understanding, inform the judgment, correct the passions, and to introduce a philosophick calmness, and the maxims of oeconomick prudence in the conduct of human life. With a preface by the author of the memoirs of the Duke de Ripperda.

  • Campbell, John, 1708-1775.
MDCCLVI. [1756]
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Polite correspondence


Corke : Printed by and for Phineas and George Bagnell, Booksellers, near the Exchange; and for John Cherry, bookseller, in Limerick, MDCCLVI. [1756]

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[8],iii-vii,[9],348p. ; 120.

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ESTC T168243



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