A controversy between the four elements, viz. fire, water, earth and air.
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A controversy between the four elements, viz. fire, water, earth and air. Wherein each of them claims superiority, and extol their own goodness and worth to mankind. : With their various arguments why they ought to be deemed superior. by

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Published by Printed by Robertsons and Trumbull in Norwich [Conn.] .
Written in English


  • Fire -- Poetry.,
  • Earth -- Poetry.,
  • Water -- Poetry.,
  • Air -- Poetry.

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Edition Notes

SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 13890.
The Physical Object
Pagination20 p.
Number of Pages20
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14583271M

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