The Life and Romances of Mrs. Eliza Haywood, Том 11

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Columbia University Press, 1915 - 210 стор.
Although Mrs. Haywood was evidently not responsible for the inclusion of her tale in "The Female Dunciad," and although the piece itself was entirely innocuous, her daring to raise her head even by accident brought down upon her another scurrilous rebuke, not this time from the poet himself, but from her former admirer, Richard Savage.

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