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Foundling hospital for wit.

Foundling hospital for wit.

Intended for the reception and preservation of such brats of wit and humour, whose parents chuse to drop them ... No. 1-6; 1743-49.

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Published by Reprinted for W. Webb in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English poetry (Collections)

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsSilence, Samuel, Silence, Timothy, William, Charles Hansbury, Sir, 1708-1759, Chesterfield, Philip Dormer Stanhope, Earl of, 1694-1773
    The Physical Object
    Pagination6 no. in 1 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19790392M

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