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HISTORY OF BRAZIL,
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THE BYRTH, LYF, AND ACTES OF KING ARTHUR;
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THE EDINBURGH ANNUAL REGISTER for 1815.
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CONVERSATIONS ON BOTANY,
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THE ANNUAL BIOGRAPHY AND OBITUARY,
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ON THE PRINCIPLES OF THE CHRISTIAN
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