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eBook The natural history of British insects: explaining them in their several states, with the periods of their transformations, their food, œconomy, &... Donovan, E. (Edward), 1768-1837. http://ota.ox.ac.uk/id/4807
eBook The cure of Saul: A sacred ode. Written by Dr. Brown. Brown, John, 1715-1766. http://ota.ox.ac.uk/id/3960
eBook A letter to Lord Onslow: as chairman of the meeting at Epsom, June 18, 1792, convened to address His Majesty on the late proclamation. By Thomas Paine... Paine, Thomas, 1737-1809. http://ota.ox.ac.uk/id/3470
eBook Joanna of Montfaucon: a dramatic romance of the fourteenth century: as performed at the Theatre-Royal, Covent-Garden. Formed upon the plan of the Germ... Cumberland, Richard, 1732-1811. http://ota.ox.ac.uk/id/4285
eBook Rewards and Fairies Kipling, Rudyard, 1865-1936 http://ota.ox.ac.uk/id/3294
eBook The pleasures of melancholy. A poem Warton, Thomas, 1728-1790. http://ota.ox.ac.uk/id/4092
eBook The Quaker; a comic opera: As performed at the Theare-Royal [sic] in Drury-Lane. Dibdin, Charles, 1745-1814. http://ota.ox.ac.uk/id/4259
eBook Heads of Mr. Francis's speech, in the House of Commons, on the 7th of May, 1793, on Mr. Grey's motion for a reform in Parliament Francis, Philip, Sir, 1740-1818. http://ota.ox.ac.uk/id/4722
eBook Spanish memoirs: in a series of original letters. Containing the history of Donna Isabella della Villarea, ... Published by the author of Maria, or th... Berkeley, George Monck, 1763-1793. http://ota.ox.ac.uk/id/4962
eBook A collection of poems on various subjects: By Thomas Ellwood. Ellwood, Thomas, 1639-1713. http://ota.ox.ac.uk/id/3365
eBook A wife in the right: a comedy. By Mrs. Griffith. Griffith, Mrs. (Elizabeth), 1720?-1793. http://ota.ox.ac.uk/id/5110
eBook Three dialogues on the amusements of clergymen Gilpin, William, 1724-1804. http://ota.ox.ac.uk/id/5227
eBook The adventures of Hugh Trevor: By Thomas Holcroft. ... [pt.3] Holcroft, Thomas, 1745-1809. http://ota.ox.ac.uk/id/4451
eBook The younger brother: a novel, in three volumes, written by Mr. Dibdin. ... [pt.1] Dibdin, Charles, 1745-1814. http://ota.ox.ac.uk/id/5218
eBook The principles of bridges: containing the mathematical demonstrations of the properties of the arches, the thickness of the piers, the force of the wa... Hutton, Charles, 1737-1823. http://ota.ox.ac.uk/id/4122
eBook And what if the Pretender should come?: Or, some considerations of the advantages and real consequences of the Pretender's possessing the crown o... Defoe, Daniel, 1661?-1731. http://ota.ox.ac.uk/id/4315
eBook The double disappointment: or, the fortune hunters. A comedy in two acts written by a gentleman. Mendez, Moses, d. 1758. http://ota.ox.ac.uk/id/4367
eBook Poems: by William Cowper, of the Inner Temple, Esq. Cowper, William, 1731-1800. http://ota.ox.ac.uk/id/3794
eBook A short account of a late short administration Burke, Edmund, 1729-1797. http://ota.ox.ac.uk/id/3530
eBook The perplexities: a comedy. As it is performed at the Theatre Royal in Covent-Garden Hull, Thomas, 1728-1808. http://ota.ox.ac.uk/id/4117
eBook Some account of the medicinal water, near Tewkesbury: with thoughts on the use and diseases of the lymphatic glands. In a letter to Edward Johnstone,... Johnstone, James, 1730?-1802. http://ota.ox.ac.uk/id/5637
eBook Mary Barton Gaskell, Elizabeth Cleghorn, 1810-1865 http://ota.ox.ac.uk/id/3105
eBook Memoirs of Major-General Heath: Containing anecdotes, details of skirmishes, battles, and other military events, during the American war. Written by h... Heath, William, 1737-1814. http://ota.ox.ac.uk/id/5509
eBook The Roman history: from the foundation of the city of Rome, to the destruction of the western Empire. By Dr. Goldsmith. In two volumes. [pt.2] Goldsmith, Oliver, 1730?-1774. http://ota.ox.ac.uk/id/5350
eBook Content, a pastoral song: By the late Mr. Cunningham. Cunningham, John, 1729-1773. http://ota.ox.ac.uk/id/3950
eBook Confessio amantis Gower, John, 1325?-1408 http://ota.ox.ac.uk/id/3255
eBook The Shakspeare gallery, a poem: By Mr. Jerningham. Jerningham, Mr. (Edward), 1737?-1812. http://ota.ox.ac.uk/id/3480
eBook The shrubs of Parnassus: or, juvenile muse. A collection of songs, and poems. Chiefly pastoral. By W. Hawkins. Hawkins, W. (William), 18th cent. http://ota.ox.ac.uk/id/5440
eBook The legal means of political reformation: proposed in two small tracts, viz. The first on "Equitable representation," and the legal means of... Sharp, Granville, 1735-1813. http://ota.ox.ac.uk/id/5428
eBook The tragedy of Sir Thomas Overbury: as it is acted at the Theatre-Royal in Drury-Lane, ... Written by Richard Savage, ... Savage, Richard, d. 1743. http://ota.ox.ac.uk/id/5103
eBook A new view of society, or, Essays on the principle of the formation of the human character, and the application of the principle to practice Owen, Robert, 1771-1858 http://ota.ox.ac.uk/id/3190
eBook A sermon preach'd on Sunday May 16th, 1756, at the parish church of St. George's Bloomsbury: occasion'd by the death of the Rev. Mr. St... Francklin, Thomas, 1721-1784. http://ota.ox.ac.uk/id/4886
eBook A distinction of orders in the Church defended upon principles of public utility, in a sermon preached in the castle-chapel, Dublin, at the consecrati... Paley, William, 1743-1805. http://ota.ox.ac.uk/id/3965
eBook Sunday reading. The pilgrims. An allegory More, Hannah, 1745-1833. http://ota.ox.ac.uk/id/4194
eBook Henry: in four volumes. By the author of Arundel. ... [pt.4] Cumberland, Richard, 1732-1811. http://ota.ox.ac.uk/id/4968
eBook The citizen of the world: or letters from a Chinese philosopher, residing in London, to his friends in the east. ... [pt.2] Goldsmith, Oliver, 1730?-1774. http://ota.ox.ac.uk/id/5323
eBook The speech of R. B. Sheridan: Esq. on summing up the second charge against Warren Hastings, Esq. Before the High Court of Parliament, in Westminster-H... Sheridan, Richard Brinsley, 1751-1816. http://ota.ox.ac.uk/id/5479
eBook An epistle to the Right Honourable Sir Robert Walpole Dodington, George Bubb, Baron of Melcombe Regis, 1691-1762. http://ota.ox.ac.uk/id/5169
eBook A lecture on mimicry: as it was delivered with great applause, at the theatres in Covent-Garden ... To which is added Jerry Sneak's return from t... Carey, George Saville, 1743-1807. http://ota.ox.ac.uk/id/5312
eBook A representation to His Majesty, moved in the House of Commons: by the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, and seconded by the Right Honourable William Win... Burke, Edmund, 1729-1797. http://ota.ox.ac.uk/id/4126
eBook The way to plenty: or, the second part of Tom White. More, Hannah, 1745-1833. http://ota.ox.ac.uk/id/5161
eBook The life of Dr. Oliver Goldsmith: written from personal knowledge, authentic papers, and other indubitable authorities. To which are added, such selec... Glover, Richard, 1712-1785. http://ota.ox.ac.uk/id/3403
eBook Curious particulars and genuine anecdotes respecting the late Lord Chesterfield and David Hume, Esq. With a parallel between these celebrated personag... Friend to Religious and Civil Liberty. http://ota.ox.ac.uk/id/4371
eBook Answer of Philip Francis, Esq. to the charge brought against Sir John Clavering, Colonel George Monson, and Mr. Francis: at the bar of the House of Co... Francis, Philip, Sir, 1740-1818. http://ota.ox.ac.uk/id/4723
eBook Extract of a letter to a gentleman in Maryland: wherein is demonstrated the extreme wickedness of tolerating the slave trade. Sharp, Granville, 1735-1813. http://ota.ox.ac.uk/id/5210
eBook The guardian goddess of health: or, the whole art of preventing and curing diseases; and of enjoying peace and hapiness of body and of mind to the lon... Graham, James, 1745-1794. http://ota.ox.ac.uk/id/5679
eBook The sermons of Mr. Yorick.: [pt.1] Sterne, Laurence, 1713-1768. http://ota.ox.ac.uk/id/3781
eBook Remarks on the speech of M. Dupont: made in The National Convention of France, on the subjects of religion and public education. By Hannah More. More, Hannah, 1745-1833. http://ota.ox.ac.uk/id/4159
eBook A description of the city, college, and cathedral of Winchester: ... The whole illustrated with several curious ... particulars, collected from a manu... Warton, Thomas, 1728-1790. http://ota.ox.ac.uk/id/4408
eBook A full and just account of the present state of the Ottoman empire in all its branches: with the government, and policy, religion, customs, and way of... Hill, Aaron, 1685-1750. http://ota.ox.ac.uk/id/4891

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