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Waller, A. R. (Alfred Rayney) 1867-1922

Overview
Works: 413 works in 2,012 publications in 3 languages and 13,151 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Bibliography  Bibliographies  Poetry  Biography  History  Juvenile works  Detective and mystery fiction  Portraits  Sources 
Roles: Editor, Translator, Author, Other, Author of introduction, ed, Honoree
Classifications: PR83, 820.9
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Most widely held works by A. R Waller
The Cambridge History of English Literature by Adolphus William Ward( Book )

171 editions published between 1907 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 3,071 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The complete works of William Hazlitt by William Hazlitt( Book )

28 editions published between 1930 and 1967 in English and held by 713 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The works of Francis Beaumont and John Fletcher by Francis Beaumont( Book )

16 editions published between 1905 and 1969 in English and held by 646 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essays, plays and sundry verses by Abraham Cowley( Book )

23 editions published between 1806 and 2014 in English and held by 599 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poems on several occasions by Matthew Prior( Book )

27 editions published between 1905 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 579 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poems: Miscellanies, the mistress, Pindarique odes, Davideis, Verses written on several occasions by Abraham Cowley( Book )

17 editions published between 1905 and 2004 in English and held by 467 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dialogues of the dead : and other works in prose and verse by Matthew Prior( Book )

12 editions published between 1907 and 2012 in English and held by 445 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The plays of Molière in French by Molière( Book )

17 editions published between 1903 and 1969 in English and French and held by 433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Steps to the temple, Delights of the muses, and other poems by Richard Crashaw( Book )

15 editions published in 1904 in English and held by 426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Characters and passages from note-books by Samuel Butler( Book )

12 editions published between 1908 and 2011 in English and held by 401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hudibras : written in the time of the late wars by Samuel Butler( Book )

18 editions published between 1853 and 2014 in English and held by 383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The collected works of William Hazlitt by William Hazlitt( Book )

in English and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Memoirs of Marie Antoinette by Campan( Book )

10 editions published between 1903 and 1924 in English and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Once you begin this book, the intimate details of Marie Antoinette and the court of Versailles start to spill. Each page is filled with a story, a small gem of court intrigues. You will read about posh events held in private apartments, the pay scale, Madame du Barry's favorite servant and even unmentionable details of Louis XV's final days."--Cover, page 4
John Henry, cardinal Newman by A. R Waller( Book )

21 editions published between 1901 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leviathan; or, The matter, forme & power of a commonwealth, ecclesiasticall and civill by Thomas Hobbes( Book )

11 editions published between 1904 and 1935 in English and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thomas Hobbes argues for a social contract and rule by an absolute sovereign. Influenced by the English Civil War, Hobbes wrote that chaos or civil war-situations identified with a state of nature and the famous motto Bellum omnium contra omnes (""the war of all against all"")-could only be averted by strong central government. He thus denied any right of rebellion toward the social contract, which would be later added by John Locke and conserved by Jean-Jacques Rousseau. (However, Hobbes did discuss the possible dissolution of the State. Since the social contract was made to institute a state
The plain speaker by William Hazlitt( Book )

3 editions published in 1928 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gossip from Paris during the second empire; correspondence (1864-1869) of Anthony B. North Peat ... Selected and arranged by Anthony B North Peat( Book )

18 editions published in 1903 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The letters from which the following selections have been made were sent daily from Paris during the years 1864 to 1870, by Mr. Anthony B. North Peat, Attaché au Cabinet du Ministre de l'Intérieur, who died from the effects of an accident during the early days of the siege of Paris."--Preface
The Cambridge history of English literature by Adolphus William Ward( Book )

60 editions published between 1908 and 1978 in English and Multiple languages and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Areopagitica, with a commentary by Sir Richard C. Jebb, and with supplementary material by John Milton( Book )

7 editions published between 1918 and 2008 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Areopagitica: A speech of Mr John Milton for the liberty of unlicensed printing to the Parliament of England is a prose tract or polemic by John Milton, published November 23, 1644, at the height of the English Civil War. Milton's Areopagitica is titled after a speech written by the Athenian orator Isocrates in the 5th century BC. (The Areopagus is a hill in Athens, the site of real and mythical tribunals. Isocrates hoped to restore the Council of the Areopagus.) Like Isocrates, Milton had no intention of delivering his speech orally. Instead it was distributed via pamphlet, defying the same p
The Cambridge history of English literature by Adolphus William Ward( Book )

70 editions published between 1907 and 2000 in English and Multiple languages and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Steps to the temple, Delights of the muses, and other poems
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Steps to the temple, Delights of the muses, and other poems
Alternative Names
Alfred Rayney Waller English writer and editor

Rayney Waller, Alfred 1867-1922

Waller, A. R.

Waller, A. R. 1867-1922

Waller, Alfred Rayney

Waller, Alfred Rayney 1867-1922

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