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The philosophic whim: or, astronomy a farce. In the old thespian manner. Being a new and humorous display of the universe. With proper Elucidations; intimating. I. A moral and practical Antidote against the farther Progress of conjugal Infidelity among the Great. II. That the Institution of the Scavoir Vivre Club is not modern, but derived from a celebrated Hero of ancient Greece; with many other useful, instructive, and entertaining Articles; all respectfully dedicated to the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge. By the author of Dramatic genius.

  • Hiffernan, Paul, 1719-1777.
M.DCC.LXXIV. [1774]
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London : printed for G. Kearsly, at No 46, near Serjeants Inn in Fleet-Street, M.DCC.LXXIV. [1774]

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[4],19,[1]p. ; 40.

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ESTC T88493

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