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Lord Orrery


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Lord Orrery : Letters on Swift

J. Duncombe, of Benet College, Cambridge, to Samuel Richardson, 17 November 1751: 'I have been reading lately, with great satisfaction, the Letters of Lord Orrery on Dr Swift; and pleased myself with reflecting on the resemblance they bear to those of Cicero, in the tender expressions of his love for his children [comments further]'.

Century: 1700-1799     Reader/Listener/Group: J. Duncombe      Print: Book


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