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On Fiction as a Means of Popular Teaching.

A Lecture. By the Hon. Lord Neaves. 6d.
The New Examen ;.

Or, An Inquiry into the Evidence of certain Passages in Macaulay's 'His-
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A Manual of Zoology,

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The Metamorphoses of Ovid.

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