A Key to the Art of Letters: An English Grammar for the Eighteenth Century

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A Key to the Art of Letters : An English Grammar for the Eighteenth Century. / Jensen-Rix, Robert William.

I: Neophilologus: An International Journal of Modern and Medieval Language and Literature, Bind 92, Nr. 3, 2008, s. 545-557.

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Jensen-Rix, RW 2008, 'A Key to the Art of Letters: An English Grammar for the Eighteenth Century', Neophilologus: An International Journal of Modern and Medieval Language and Literature, bind 92, nr. 3, s. 545-557. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11061-007-9096-2

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Jensen-Rix, R. W. (2008). A Key to the Art of Letters: An English Grammar for the Eighteenth Century. Neophilologus: An International Journal of Modern and Medieval Language and Literature, 92(3), 545-557. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11061-007-9096-2

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Jensen-Rix RW. A Key to the Art of Letters: An English Grammar for the Eighteenth Century. Neophilologus: An International Journal of Modern and Medieval Language and Literature. 2008;92(3):545-557. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11061-007-9096-2

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Jensen-Rix, Robert William. / A Key to the Art of Letters : An English Grammar for the Eighteenth Century. I: Neophilologus: An International Journal of Modern and Medieval Language and Literature. 2008 ; Bind 92, Nr. 3. s. 545-557.

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