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Miscellaneous Pieces, in Prose
This is an EXACT reproduction of a book published before 1923. This IS NOT an OCR'd book with strange characters, introduced typographical errors, and jumbled words. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process. We ...more
Paperback, 232 pages
Published February 12th 2010 by Nabu Press
(first published December 31st 2009)
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[These notes were made in 1983; I read this in the 1792 3rd edition; the authors are John Aikin and Anna Laetitia Barbauld:]. Imagine my delight when I got past the unpromising-looking library binding and discovered, within, this delightful little 18th-century collection of generalist and literary essays by a pair of fine minds. I can understand why it went into three editions, for despite the fact that it is exactly what the title says, and despite the fact that it is largely didactic material, ...more