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The comedies of Terence

Publius Terentius Afer

The comedies of Terence

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Published by printedfor T. Becket and P.A. de Hondt; W. Johnston; W. Flexney; R. Davis; and T. Davies in London .
Written in English


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Statementtranslated into familar blank verse.
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