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AN ATTEMPT at a GLOSSARY of SOME WORDS USED IN CHESHIRE; by ROGER WILBRAHAM, F.R.S. F.S.A. Price 5s.
PORPHYRY on ABSTINENCE from ANIMAL FOOD; translated from the Greek, by Thomas TAYLOR. Price in extra boards, 10s. 6d.
APULEIUS'S GOLDEN ASS, and PHILOSO. PHICAL WORKS; translated from the Latin, by Thomas TAYLOR. Price in extra boards, 158.
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BOMBASTES FURIOSO: a Burlesque Tragic Opera ; by the late WILLIAM BARNES RHODES, Esq. Price Is. 6d.
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AND CHRONOLOGICALLY ARRANGED,
THE REV. ALEXANDER DYCE, B.A. Oxon.
Of the Selections which have been made from the chaos of our past Poetry, the majority has been confined almost entirely to the writings of men; and from the great Collections of the English Poets, where so many worthless compositions find a place, the productions of women have been carefully excluded. The small quantity of female effusions, and their concealment in obscure publications, have perhaps contributed to this neglect; and the object of the present volume is to exhibit the growth and progress of the genius of our country-women in the department of Poetry.
It is true that the grander inspirations of the Muse have not been often breathed into