Orpheus and Hecate. An ode. Inscribed to the patroness of the Italian opera
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Published by printed for W. Webb in London .
Written in English

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SeriesEighteenth century -- reel 5247, no. 16.
The Physical Object
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Open LibraryOL16975840M

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