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Wit and mirth; or, Pills to purge melancholy

Wit and mirth; or, Pills to purge melancholy

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Published by Folklore in NewYork .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited by Thomas D" Urfey with an introduction by Cyrus L. Day.
ContributionsDay, Cyrus L., D"Urfey, Thomas, 1653-1723.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14122577M

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