William Godwin's Diary

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Love & Eloquence, çala (8  March  1813) Phillips, EdwardThe mysteries of love and eloquence, or, the arts of wooing and complementing; as they are manag'd in the Spring Garden, Hyde Park; the New Exchange, and other eminent places. A work, in which are drawn to the life, the deportments of the most accomplisht persons, the mode of their courtly entertainments, … adresses, and set forms of expressions for imitation; poems, pleasant songs, letters, proverbs, riddles, … Together, with a new invented art of logick, so plain and easie by way of questions and answers, that the meanest capacity may in a short time attain to a perfection in the wayes of arguing and disputing. 1658

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