The New Athenian oracle, or, Ladies" companion

in two books : designed for the improvement of the fair-sex
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From the press of A. Loudon, (Whitehall) , Carlisle [Pa.]
Riddles, Cha
Other titlesLadies" companion
Statementcollected from the most eminent and approved writers, by Samuel Tizzard
SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 11448
ContributionsTizzard, Samuel, 1787-1841
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination253 [i. e. 263], 96 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15082134M

Get this from a library. The new Athenian oracle; or, Ladies' companion. In two books. Book first, containing an extraordinary variety of questions in prose, on moral, philosophical and other subjects, together with a great number of enigmas, paradoxes, rebuses, charades, &c.

Also, a number of curious mathematical questions.

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Book second, containing answers and solutions in prose and verse. Get this from a library. The new Athenian oracle ; or, Ladies' companion.

In two books. Book first, containing an extraordinary variety of questions in prose, on moral, philosophical and other subjects, together with a great number of enigmas, paradoxes, rebuses, charades. Also a number of curious mathematical questions.

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