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Format Title Author/Contributor Source
eBook Ode inscribed to John Howard: Esq. F.R.S. author of "The state of English and foreign prisons." By William Hayley, Esq. Hayley, William, 1745-1820. http://ota.ox.ac.uk/id/4735
eBook True saints, when absent from the body, are present with the Lord Edwards, Jonathan, 1703-1758 http://ota.ox.ac.uk/id/3165
eBook Zenobia: a tragedy: As it is performed at the Theatre Royal in Drury-Lane. By the author of The orphan of China. Murphy, Arthur, 1727-1805. http://ota.ox.ac.uk/id/4250
eBook The history of Sir George Warrington: or the political Quixote. By the author of The female Quixote. In three volumes. ... [pt.2] Lennox, Charlotte, ca. 1729-1804. http://ota.ox.ac.uk/id/5477
eBook The history of the adventures of Joseph Andrews and his friend Mr. Abraham Adams Fielding, Henry, 1707-1754 http://ota.ox.ac.uk/id/3242
eBook Alfred: a masque: Represented before Their Royal Highnesses the Prince and Princess of Wales, at Cliffden, on the first of August, 1740. Thomson, James, 1700-1748. http://ota.ox.ac.uk/id/3828
eBook Ebenezer Beriah Kelly: autobiography Kelly, Ebenezer Beriah, b. 1783 http://ota.ox.ac.uk/id/3171
eBook Poems to Thespia Downman, Hugh, 1740-1809. http://ota.ox.ac.uk/id/5183
eBook The Battiad. Canto the first Mendez, Moses, d. 1758. http://ota.ox.ac.uk/id/4675
eBook The prodigal son; an oratorio: written by Mr. Hull. Set to music by Mr. Arnold. Hull, Thomas, 1728-1808. http://ota.ox.ac.uk/id/4125
eBook London: or, the progress of commerce. A poem. By Mr. Glover. Glover, Richard, 1712-1785. http://ota.ox.ac.uk/id/4065
eBook The absolute and indispensible duty of Christians: in this critical juncture, considered and enforced, in an affectionate address. By W. Mason. Mason, William, 1719-1791. http://ota.ox.ac.uk/id/4795
eBook The Irish mimic: or blunders at Brighton: a musical entertainment in two acts. As performed at the Theatre-Royal, Covent-Garden. With universal applau... O'Keeffe, John, 1747-1833. http://ota.ox.ac.uk/id/4561
eBook The capricious lovers: a comic opera. As it is performed at the Theatre Royal in Drury-Lane. By Mr. Robert Lloyd. The music composed by Mr. Rush. Lloyd, Robert, 1733-1764. http://ota.ox.ac.uk/id/3346
eBook Two letters from the Right Honourable Mr. Burke, on the French Revolution: one to the translator of his Reflections on the revolution in France; the o... Burke, Edmund, 1729-1797. http://ota.ox.ac.uk/id/3443
eBook AmoresThe loves Ovid, 43 B.C.-17 or 18 A.D. http://ota.ox.ac.uk/id/3031
eBook A journal of the plague yearA machine readable edition Defoe, Daniel, 1661?-1731 http://ota.ox.ac.uk/id/3148
eBook An essay on slavery: proving from Scripture its inconsistency with humanity and religion; in answer to a late publication, entitled, "The African... Sharp, Granville, 1735-1813. http://ota.ox.ac.uk/id/5512
eBook The life and strange surprizing adventures of Robinson Crusoe: of York, mariner: who lived eight and twenty years, all alone in an un-inhabited island... Defoe, Daniel, 1661?-1731. http://ota.ox.ac.uk/id/4568
eBook An essay on history: in three epistles to Edward Gibbon, Esq. with notes. By William Hayley, Esq. Hayley, William, 1745-1820. http://ota.ox.ac.uk/id/3596
eBook Coriolanus: A tragedy. As it is acted at the Theatre-Royal in Covent-Garden. By the late James Thomson. Thomson, James, 1700-1748. http://ota.ox.ac.uk/id/4847
eBook An inquiry into the nature and causes of the wealth of nations: By Adam Smith, ... In two volumes. ... [pt.2] Smith, Adam, 1723-1790. http://ota.ox.ac.uk/id/4797
eBook Homer's Battle of the frogs and mice. With the remarks of Zoilus. To which is prefix'd, the life of the said Zoilus http://ota.ox.ac.uk/id/4516
eBook English readings; a comic piece, in one act. Inscribed to George Colman, Esq Cobb, James, 1756-1818. http://ota.ox.ac.uk/id/3921
eBook The legend of Sleepy Hollow Irving, Washington, 1783-1859 http://ota.ox.ac.uk/id/3119
eBook The arte of English poesie: contriued into three bookes : the first of poets and poesie, the second of proportion, the third of ornament Puttenham, George, d. 1590 http://ota.ox.ac.uk/id/3181
eBook Kilkenny: or, the old man's wish. By W. R. Chetwood Chetwood, W. R. (William Rufus), d. 1766. http://ota.ox.ac.uk/id/3765
eBook Natural history: general and particular, by the Count de Buffon, translated into English. Illustrated with above 260 copper-plates, and occasional not... Buffon, Georges Louis Leclerc, comte de, 1707-1788. http://ota.ox.ac.uk/id/5062
eBook Remarks on a play, call'd, The conscious lovers: a comedy. By Mr. Dennis. Dennis, John, 1657-1734. http://ota.ox.ac.uk/id/3417
eBook A treatise of human nature: being an attempt to introduce the experimental method of reasoning into moral subjects. ... [pt.1] Hume, David, 1711-1776. http://ota.ox.ac.uk/id/3629
eBook Remarks on medical jurisprudence: intended for the general information of juries and young surgeons. Dease, William, 1752?-1798. http://ota.ox.ac.uk/id/5557
eBook On Aerial Navigation Cayley, George, Sir, 1773-1857 http://ota.ox.ac.uk/id/3075
eBook The history of the Robinhood Society: In which the origin of that illustrious body of men is traced; the method of managing their debates is shewn; ..... Gentleman, Francis, 1728-1784. http://ota.ox.ac.uk/id/4959
eBook Essays on the principles of morality and natural religion: In two parts. Kames, Henry Home, Lord, 1696-1782. http://ota.ox.ac.uk/id/4511
eBook A discourse of coin and coinage : the first invention, use, matter, forms, proportions and differences, ancient & modern : with the advantages and... Vaughan, Rice http://ota.ox.ac.uk/id/3188
eBook The natural history of British birds: or, a selection of the most rare, beautiful, and interesting birds which inhabit this country: the descriptions... Donovan, E. (Edward), 1768-1837. http://ota.ox.ac.uk/id/4849
eBook The history of Arsaces, Prince of Betlis: By the editor of Chrysal. In two volumes. ... [pt.1] Johnstone, Charles, 1719?-1800? http://ota.ox.ac.uk/id/5659
eBook An epistle to James Boswell, Esq. occasioned by his having transmitted the moral writings of Dr. Samuel Johnson, to Pascal Paoli, ... With a postscrip... Kenrick, W. (William), 1725?-1779. http://ota.ox.ac.uk/id/5073
eBook Pity's gift: a collection of interesting tales, to excite the compassion of youth for the animal creation. Ornamented with vignettes. From the wr... Pratt, Mr. (Samuel Jackson), 1749-1814. http://ota.ox.ac.uk/id/4699
eBook House of Commons, Tuesday, 11th December, 1787. Mr. Francis. Mr. Speaker, before I offer any thing to the consideration of the House Francis, Philip, Sir, 1740-1818. http://ota.ox.ac.uk/id/3331
eBook Lionel and Clarissa: A comic opera. As it is performed at the Theatre-Royal in Covent-Garden. Bickerstaff, Isaac, 1735-1812. http://ota.ox.ac.uk/id/4062
eBook A defence of the ancient, legal, and constitutional, right of the people: to elect representatives for every session of Parliament; ... In a letter to... Sharp, Granville, 1735-1813. http://ota.ox.ac.uk/id/5424
eBook Speech of Edmund Burke, Esq. on American taxation, April 19, 1774 Burke, Edmund, 1729-1797. http://ota.ox.ac.uk/id/4202
eBook The history of Tom Jones: a foundling. In three volumes. ... By Henry Fielding, Esq;. [pt.1]History of Tom Jones Fielding, Henry, 1707-1754. http://ota.ox.ac.uk/id/3600
eBook The Grecian history: from the earliest state to the death of Alexander the Great. By Dr. Goldsmith. ... [pt.2] Goldsmith, Oliver, 1730?-1774. http://ota.ox.ac.uk/id/5328
eBook Lectures on rhetoric and belles lettres: By Hugh Blair, ... In three volumes. ... [pt.3] Blair, Hugh, 1718-1800. http://ota.ox.ac.uk/id/3370
eBook Honoria: or the day of All Souls, a poem, with other poetical pieces Jerningham, Mr. (Edward), 1737?-1812. http://ota.ox.ac.uk/id/3749
eBook The poetical calendar: Containing a collection of scarce and valuable pieces of poetry: ... by the most eminent hands. Intended as a supplement to Mr.... http://ota.ox.ac.uk/id/5360
eBook The nature of inoculation explained, and its merits stated: in an essay, intended to supply what appeared still wanting to clear up that subject. ... Barker, John, b. 1730. http://ota.ox.ac.uk/id/5626
eBook Epistle to Admiral Keppel Hayley, William, 1745-1820. http://ota.ox.ac.uk/id/5175

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