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Published by James Nichol in Edinburgh .
Written in English


  • Young, Edward, -- 1683-1765.

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Edition Notes

Other titlesNight thoughts.
Statementwith life, critical dissertation and explanatory notes by the Rev. George Gilfillan.
ContributionsGilfillan, George, 1813-1878.
The Physical Object
Paginationxxviii, 311 p. ;
Number of Pages311
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15488649M

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