An exhortation to the electors of Great Britain


An exhortation to the electors of Great Britain


Fielding, Henry, 1707-1754


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Addresses -- Great Britain -- 18th century

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An address to the electors of Great Britain : wherein the power of the people is traced from its original, and confirmed by undoubted authorities : the duty of their representatives in parliament explained ... / done by an eminent hand Fielding, Henry, 1707-1754; Eminent hand 56 p. ; 8vo Printed by Drummond and Company Edinburgh: 1740

Note: "The conclusion of this excellent address ... is now in the press, and will be published in a few days. The author is industriously conceal'd, tho' the Daily Gazetteer, in a mad fit of anger, ascribes it to Mr. Fielding" - P. 56 (thus, sometimes attributed to Fielding. ESTC attributes the work only to "An eminent hand")

Note: The "Conclusion of the address ..." was also published by Drummond in 1740


Mode of access: Online. OTA website

Publication based on this text: A computer-aided study of the prose style of Henry Fielding and its support for his translation of The military history of Charles XII / Michael Farringdon, Jill Farringdon. -- p. 95-105. In Advances in computer-aided literary and linguistic research : proceedings of the fifth international symposium on computers in literary and linguistic research held at the University of Aston in Birmingham, UK from 3-7 April 1978 / edited with an introduction by D.E. Ager, F.E. Knowles, Joan Smith. -- Aston : University of Aston, Department of Modern Languages, 1979. -- ISBN 0-903807-64-5.

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