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eBook A lick at a liar: or, calumny detected. Being an occasional letter to a friend from Theophilus Cibber, comedian Cibber, Theophilus, 1703-1758. http://ota.ox.ac.uk/id/4060
eBook Poems on several occasions: By Stephen Duck. Duck, Stephen, 1705-1756. http://ota.ox.ac.uk/id/4741
eBook The fair American: a comic opera, in three acts; as it is performed, with universal applause, at the Theatre-Royal, Drury-Lane. Written by F. Pilon. Pilon, Frederick, 1750-1788. http://ota.ox.ac.uk/id/3972
eBook Poems; ludicrous, satirical and moral Kenrick, W. (William), 1725?-1779. http://ota.ox.ac.uk/id/4658
eBook The Gotham election: a farce. By Mrs. Centlivre. Centlivre, Susanna, 1667?-1723. http://ota.ox.ac.uk/id/3864
eBook Troilus & Criseyde Chaucer, Geoffrey, d. 1400 http://ota.ox.ac.uk/id/3202
eBook A declaration of the people's natural right to a share in the legislature: which is the fundamental principle of the British constitution of stat... Sharp, Granville, 1735-1813. http://ota.ox.ac.uk/id/3908
eBook A letter to the people of Scotland, on the alarming attempt to infringe the Articles of the Union, and introduce a most pernicious innovation, by dimi... Boswell, James, 1740-1795. http://ota.ox.ac.uk/id/3556
eBook A letter from Mr. Congreve to the Right Honourable the Lord Viscount Cobham Congreve, William, 1670-1729. http://ota.ox.ac.uk/id/5295
eBook An account of the extraordinary medicinal fluid, called æther: By M. Turner, ... Turner, Matthew, d. ca. 1788. http://ota.ox.ac.uk/id/5674
eBook The ghost: By C. Churchill. Book III.Ghost. Churchill, Charles, 1731-1764. http://ota.ox.ac.uk/id/4057
eBook The deserter. A new musical drama: as it is performed at the Theatre-Royal in Drury-Lane. Dibdin, Charles, 1745-1814. http://ota.ox.ac.uk/id/5456
eBook The town before you, a comedy: as acted at the Theatre-Royal, Covent-Garden. By Mrs. Cowley. Cowley, Mrs. (Hannah), 1743-1809. http://ota.ox.ac.uk/id/4229
eBook The northern-star: A poem. Written by Mr. Hill. Hill, Aaron, 1685-1750. http://ota.ox.ac.uk/id/3468
eBook Horæ Paulinæ: or the truth of the scripture history of St. Paul evinced, ... By William Paley, ... Paley, William, 1743-1805. http://ota.ox.ac.uk/id/4654
eBook A succinct account of a machine, newly invented for the cure of præternatural curvatures of the spine: together with a detail of several cases, in whi... Merande, D. http://ota.ox.ac.uk/id/5577
eBook Cranford Gaskell, Elizabeth Cleghorn, 1810-1865 http://ota.ox.ac.uk/id/3096
eBook Tales of the Trade Kipling, Rudyard, 1865-1936 http://ota.ox.ac.uk/id/3304
eBook The country–wife: [a comedy, acted at the Theatre Royal, 1675] Wycherley, William, 1640-1716 http://ota.ox.ac.uk/id/3038
eBook The history of the Norfolk steward continued: In two parts. Part I. Containing an account of Mr. Lyn's private character, ... Part II. Containing... Pope, Alexander, 1688-1744. http://ota.ox.ac.uk/id/3324
eBook A sequel to Common sense: or, the American controversy considered in two points of view hitherto unnoticed. ... By Theophilus Philadelphus. Philadelphos, Theophilos. http://ota.ox.ac.uk/id/4168
eBook British zoology: ... [pt.3] Pennant, Thomas, 1726-1798. http://ota.ox.ac.uk/id/5393
eBook Know your own mind: a comedy, performed at the Theatre-Royal, in Covent-Garden. Murphy, Arthur, 1727-1805. http://ota.ox.ac.uk/id/4136
eBook An essay upon buying and selling of speeches. In a letter to a worshipfull Justice of the Peace, being also a member of a certain worshipfull society... Defoe, Daniel, 1661?-1731. http://ota.ox.ac.uk/id/4330
eBook Instructions for collecting and preserving various subjects of natural history; as animals, birds, reptiles, shells, corals, plants, &c. Together... Donovan, E. (Edward), 1768-1837. http://ota.ox.ac.uk/id/4839
eBook The life of John Buncle: Esq; containing various observations and reflections, made in several parts of the world, and many extraordinary relations. [... Amory, Thomas, 1691?-1788? http://ota.ox.ac.uk/id/5671
eBook A further account of the most deplorable condition of Mr. Edmund Curll, bookseller. Since his being poison'd on the 28th of March. To be publish... Pope, Alexander, 1688-1744. http://ota.ox.ac.uk/id/3681
eBook An essay on the character of Hamlet: As performed by Mr. Henderson, at the Theatre Royal in the Hay-Market. Pilon, Frederick, 1750-1788. http://ota.ox.ac.uk/id/4597
eBook The citizen. A farce: As it is performed at the Theatre Royal in Covent Garden. By Arthur Murphy, Esq;. Murphy, Arthur, 1727-1805. http://ota.ox.ac.uk/id/3897
eBook The Earl of Essex: A tragedy. As it is acted at the Theatre Royal in Covent-Garden. Written by Mr. Henry Jones. Jones, Henry, 1721-1770. http://ota.ox.ac.uk/id/4856
eBook The hermit: To which are added, A hymn to contentment; Health, an eclogue; and A night piece, on death. By Dr. Thomas Parnell, ... Parnell, Thomas, 1679-1718. http://ota.ox.ac.uk/id/5480
eBook The story of Lady Juliana Harley: A novel. In letters. By Mrs. Griffith. ... [pt.1] Griffith, Mrs. (Elizabeth), 1720?-1793. http://ota.ox.ac.uk/id/4447
eBook The history of English poetry: from the close of the eleventh to the commencement of the eighteenth century. To which are prefixed, two dissertations.... Warton, Thomas, 1728-1790. http://ota.ox.ac.uk/id/5311
eBook The habitable world described: or the present state of the people in all parts of the globe, from north to south; shewing the situation, extent, clima... Trusler, John, 1735-1820. http://ota.ox.ac.uk/id/5043
eBook Mr. Ward's practice of physick, as it relates to the publick, impartially considered. In a letter to Thomas Carew, Philanthropos. http://ota.ox.ac.uk/id/5553
eBook The beauties of the late Right Hon. Edmund Burke, selected from the writings, &c. of that extraordinary man, ... To which is prefixed, a sketch of... Burke, Edmund, 1729-1797. http://ota.ox.ac.uk/id/3836
eBook A discourse concerning the nature and certainty of Sir Isaac Newton's Methods of fluxions, and of prime and ultimate ratios. By Benjamin Robins,... Robins, Benjamin, 1707-1751. http://ota.ox.ac.uk/id/5070
eBook The maid of the mill. A comic opera: As it is performed at the Theatre Royal in Covent Garden. The music compiled, and the words written by the author... Bickerstaff, Isaac, 1735-1812. http://ota.ox.ac.uk/id/4030
eBook An inquiry into the origin of episcopacy, in a discourse preached in June, 1790. By a dignitary of the Church of England Berkeley, George, 1733-1795. http://ota.ox.ac.uk/id/3767
eBook The iron chest: a play; in three acts. Written by George Colman, the younger. With a preface. First represented at the Theatre-Royal, Drury-Lane, on S... Colman, George, 1762-1836. http://ota.ox.ac.uk/id/4006
eBook Patriotism, a mock-heroic. In five cantos Bentley, R. (Richard), 1708-1782. http://ota.ox.ac.uk/id/3753
eBook The voyages, travels and adventures, of William Owen Gwin Vaughan, Esq: With the history of his brother Jonathan Vaughan, six years a slave in Tunis.... Chetwood, W. R. (William Rufus), d. 1766. http://ota.ox.ac.uk/id/4544
eBook The true-born Englishman: a satyr, answer'd, paragraph by paragraph. Pittis, William, 1674-1724. http://ota.ox.ac.uk/id/4571
eBook Paradise Lost. A Poem in ten books. [1667] Milton, John, 1608-1674 http://ota.ox.ac.uk/id/3022
eBook The highlander: a poem: in six cantos. Macpherson, James, 1736-1796. http://ota.ox.ac.uk/id/4906
eBook The journey from Chester to London Pennant, Thomas, 1726-1798. http://ota.ox.ac.uk/id/5406
eBook Letters of Marque Kipling, Rudyard, 1865-1936 http://ota.ox.ac.uk/id/3286
eBook The journey: A fragment. By C. Churchill. Churchill, Charles, 1731-1764. http://ota.ox.ac.uk/id/3886
eBook A proposal for putting a speedy end to the war, by ruining the commerce of the French and Spaniards: and securing our own, without any additional expe... Dennis, John, 1657-1734. http://ota.ox.ac.uk/id/4912
eBook Anna St. Ives: a novel. By Thomas Holcroft. ... [pt.6] Holcroft, Thomas, 1745-1809. http://ota.ox.ac.uk/id/5254

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