The Quarterly Review, Volumen159

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William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, Sir John Murray IV, Sir William Smith, Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle)
John Murray, 1885
 

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