Dionysius Longinus on the sublime
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Published by Principals of Baltimore College in Baltimore [Md.] .
Written in English


  • Sublime, The,
  • Rhetoric, Ancient

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Edition Notes

Statementby William Smith
SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 20588
ContributionsSmith, William, 1711-1787
The Physical Object
Paginationxix, 103, 159 p
Number of Pages159
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15047511M

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