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relation of the poet to his age. A discourse delivered before the Phi Beta Kappa Society of Harvard University, on Thursday, August 24, 1843 by George Stillman Hillard

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Published by C. C. Little and J. Brown in Boston .
Written in English

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  • Poetry

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Edition Notes

Statementby George S. Hillard.
ContributionsPhi Beta Kappa. Massachusetts Alpha (Harvard University)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS1929 .H662
The Physical Object
Pagination53 p.
Number of Pages53
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL245667M
LC Control Numbere 12000243
OCLC/WorldCa4409457

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