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The Harvard classics

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Other titlesEnglish essays., Pilgrim"s progress., Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin., Journal of John Woolman., Fruits of solitude., Essays and English traits., Poems and songs of Robert Burns., Confessions of St. Augustine., Imitation of Christ., Nine Greek dramas., Plutarch"s lives., Virgil"s aeneid., Don Quixote of the Mancha., Lives of John Donne and George Herbert., Stories from the thousands and one nights., Folk-lore and fable., Modern English drama., Johann Wolfgang von Goethe., Christopher Marlowe., Divine comedy of Dante Alighieri., I promessi sposi., Odyssey of Homer., Two years before the mast., Edmund Burke., John Stuart Mill., Thomas Carlyle., Continental drama., Essays English and American., Voyage of the beagle., Scientific papers., Autobiography of Benvenuto Cellini., Literary and philosophical essays., Voyages and travels., French and English philosophers., Chronicle and romance.
Statementedited by Charles W. Eliot, with introd. and notes
GenreCollections.
SeriesThe five-foot shelf of books
The Physical Object
Pagination50 v. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24209114M
OCLC/WorldCa23594333

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