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Florentius Volusenus [pseud.]


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Florentius Volusenus [pseud.] : De Animi Tranquillitate

'[letter from Boswell to Johnson] Did you ever look at a book written by Wilson, a Scotchman, under the Latin name of Volusenus, according to the custom of literary men at a certain period. It is entitled "De Animi Tranquillitate" I earnestly desire tranquillity'.

Century: 1700-1799     Reader/Listener/Group: James Boswell      Print: Book


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