The Magazine of Magazines: Compiled from Original Pieces, with Extracts from the Most Celebrated Books, and Periodical Compositions, Published in Europe... The Whole Forming a Complete Literary and Historical Account of that Period..., Volumen13

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Andrew Welsh, 1757
 

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Página 416 - ... appear to be, of the value of commerce, the art of a civilized life, and the lights of literature; which, if they have abated the force of...
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