An Account of the Incidents: From which the Title and Part of the Story of Shakespeare's Tempest Were Derived; and Its True Date Ascertained

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C. and R. Baldwin, 1808 - 36 sidor

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Sida 37 - that to these incidents there is a covert reference in various passages of that ' comedy ; — and that the fate of Somers not having been known in England for...
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