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OF THE BEST SONGS AND LYRICAL POEMS IN THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE
SELECTED AND ARRANGED WITH NOTES
BY FRANCIS TURNER PALGRAVE
FELLOW OF EXETER COLLEGE OXFORD
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BY THE AUTHOR OF SEVEN LITTLE PEOPLE AND THEIR FRIENDS."
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Translated by HENRY REEVE, Esq. Edited, with Notes, the Translation Revised and in great part Rewritten, and the Additions made to the recent Paris Editions now first translated, by FRANCIS BOWEN, Alford Professor of Moral Philosophy in Harvard University.
Elegantly printed on linen paper, at the University Press.
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NEW YORK TRIBUNE.
"The work is now presented to the American public in a form not unworthy of its high claim as a profound disquisition on the philosophy of republican institutions as exemplified in the United States. It is brought out in the superb typography of the Cambridge University Press.
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A TREATISE ON LOGIC,
OR THE LAWS OF PURE THOUGHT; Comprising both the Aristotelic and the Hamiltonian Analyses of Logical Forms.
BY FRANCIS BOWEN,
ALFORD PROFESSOR OF MORAL PHILOSOPHY IN HARVARD
12m0. Cloth, $2.00.
THE PUBLISHERS' CIRCULAR.
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THE ROUND TABLE.
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