Letters of Abelard and Eloisa
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Letters of Abelard and Eloisa With a particular account of their lives, amours, and misfortunes. By John Hughes, Esq. To which are added, several poems, by Mr. Pope, and other authors. by Peter Abelard

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Published by printed for R. Sammer in Vienna .
Written in English

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Edition Notes

SeriesEighteenth century -- reel 3323, no. 04.
ContributionsHeloise, 1101-1164.
The Physical Object
Number of Pages285
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16912440M

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