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Dodsley, James 1724-1797

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A collection of poems in six volumes by Robert Dodsley( Book )

13 editions published between 1755 and 1783 in English and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miscellaneous tracts relating to natural history, husbandry, and physick : to which is added The calendar of flora by Carl von Linné( )

2 editions published in 1775 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Letters written by the late Right Honourable Philip Dormer Stanhope, Earl of Chesterfield, to his son, Philip Stanhope, Esq; Late Envoy Extraordinary at the Court of Dresden : together with several other pieces on various subjects by Philip Dormer Stanhope Chesterfield( Book )

8 editions published between 1774 and 1787 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poems by William Mason( Book )

4 editions published between 1764 and 1779 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The new Bath guide, or, Memoirs of the B-r-d family : In a series of poetical epistles by Christopher Anstey( Book )

8 editions published between 1766 and 1788 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dictionary of the English language : in which the words are deduced from their originals, and illustrated in their different significations by examples from the best writers ... by Samuel Johnson( Book )

3 editions published between 1765 and 1785 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A letter from Mr. Burke, to a member of the National assembly : in answer to some objections to his book on French affairs by Edmund Burke( Book )

4 editions published in 1791 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collection of works by Edmund Burke relating to his views of the French Revolution
The art of painting of Charles Alphonse du Fresnoy by Charles-Alphonse Dufresnoy( Book )

2 editions published in 1783 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Orlando Furioso by Lodovico Ariosto( Book )

1 edition published in 1783 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"With this new verse translation of Orlando Furioso ("Mad Orlando"), David R. Slavitt introduces readers to Ariosto's now-neglected masterpiece - a poem whose impact on Western literature can scarcely be exaggerated. Now, through translations of generous selections from this longest of all major European poems, Slavitt brings the poem to life in ways previous translators have nor." "At the heart of Ariosto's romance are Orlando's unrequited love for the pagan princess Angelica and his jealous rage when she elopes. The action takes place against a besieged Paris, as Charlemagne and his Christian paladins defend the city against the Saracen king. The poem, however, obeys no geography or rules but its own, as the story moves by whim from Japan to the Hebrides to the moon; it includes such imaginary creatures as the hippogriff and a sea monster called the orc. Orlando Furioso is Dante's medieval universe turned upside down and made comic. Characterized by satire, parody, and irony, the poem celebrates a new humanistic Renaissance conception of man in an utterly fantastical world. Slavitt's translation captures the energy, comedy, and great fun of Ariosto's Italian."--Jacket
Speech of Edmund Burke, esq., on moving his resolutions for conciliation with the colonies, March 22, 1775 by Edmund Burke( Book )

2 editions published in 1775 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An essay on the writings and genius of Shakespear, compared with the Greek and French dramatic poets; with some remarks upon the misrepresentations of Mons. de Voltaire by Montagu( Book )

2 editions published between 1769 and 1770 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1810. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... UPON THE DEATH or JULIUS CiESAR; THE Tragedies of Cinna, and Julius Caesar, are each of them the representation of a conspiracy ; but it cannot be denied that our countryman has been by far more judicious in his choice of the story. An abortive scheme, in which some people of obscure fame were engaged, and even in whom, as they are represented, the enterprise was pardoned, more from contempt of their abilities and power, than the clemency of the emperor, makes a poor figure in contrast with that conspiracy, which, formed by the first characters in Rome, effected the destruction of the greatest man the world ever produced, and was succeeded by the most memorable consequences. History furnishes various examples of men of base and treacherous natures, of dissolute manners, ruined fortunes, and lost reputations, uniting in horrid association to destroy their prince. Ambition Ambition often cuts itself a bloody way to greatness.--Exasperated misery sometimes plunges its desperate dagger in the breast of the oppressor. The cabal of a court, the mutiny of a camp, the wild zeal of fanatics, have too frequently produced events of that nature. But this conspiracy was formed of very different elements. It was the genius of Rome, the rights of her constitution, the spirit of her laws, that rose against the ambition of Caesar; they steeled the heart, and whetted the dagger of the mild, the virtuous, the gentle Brutus, to give the mortal wound, not to a tyrant, who had fastened fetters on his fellow-citizens, but to the conqueror, who had made almost the whole world wear their chains; and who was then preparing to subdue the only empire that remained unsubjected to them. Can there be a subject more worthy of the Tragic Muse, than an action so important in its consequences, an
Speech of Edmund Burke, esq. on American taxation, April 19, 1774 by Edmund Burke( Book )

4 editions published in 1775 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reliques of ancient English poetry, consisting of old heroic ballads, songs, and other pieces of our earlier poets, together with some few of later date by Thomas Percy( Book )

1 edition published in 1775 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anthology of poetry, compiled and with commentary by Thomas Percy
A select collection of old plays. : In twelve volumes by Robert Dodsley( Book )

1 edition published in 1780 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Travels in Greece : or an account of a tour made at the expense of the Society of Dilettanti by Richard Chandler( Book )

2 editions published in 1776 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Dodsley.

Dodsley 1724-1797

Dodsley J.

Dodsley, J. 1724-1797

Dodsley, J. (James), 1724-1797

Dodsley James

Doodsley, James 1724-1797

James Dodsley British bookseller

James Dodsley James Dodsley (1724–1797) was an English bookseller

James Dodsley James Dodsley war ein Englischer Buchverkäufer.

R. and J. Dodsley.

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