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The philosopher or essays on various subjects begun at Cambridge, 1738-1741.

The philosopher or essays on various subjects begun at Cambridge, 1738-1741.

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Creator: Hardwicke, Philip Yorke, Earl of, 1720-1790
Date: 1738-1741
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Description:
Table of contents at beginning of manuscript.
Binding: half calf.
In English.
Abstract:
Manuscript, in multiple hands, of about 36 essays and verse translations on various subjects. The collection begins with an essay titled "Character & Design of the Author," which compares his collection of works to the Spectator, Tatler, and Guardian. In addition to subsequent essays which address such topics as "A Vision on human Life," "Against ignorant Pretenders to Politicks," and a letter "on the present state of the Theatre from Will. Drama," the manuscript also contains verse translations of classical works such as those of Silius Italicus and Theocritus.
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1 v. (297 p.) ; 21 x 17 cm.
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Object ID: 11692270
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