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pleasures of imagination.

Mark Akenside

pleasures of imagination.

by Mark Akenside

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Published by Printed for T. Cadell, and W. Davies by W. Flint in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Imagination -- Poetry.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBy Mark Akenside. To which is prefixed a critical essay on the poem, by Mrs. Barbauld.
    ContributionsBarbauld, Mrs. 1743-1825.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR3312 .P5 1806
    The Physical Object
    Pagination36, 159 p.
    Number of Pages159
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6445646M
    LC Control Number42044003
    OCLC/WorldCa4200381

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