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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Gregory, G. (George), 1754-1808.
Essays historical and moral.
London, Printed for J. Johnson, 1785
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
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|Notes:||With a half-title.
Reproduction of original from British Library.
|Reproduction Notes:||Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL|
|Description:||1 online resource (, viii, 349,  p.)|
|Details:||Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.|
|Contents:||Of the progress of manners and society.--
Of the influence of physical and moral causes on the human mind.--
Remarks on the history of superstition.--
Of certain moral prejudices.--
Observations on the effects of civilization, and the character of the present times.--
Of the invention of language.--
Of alphabetical writing.--
Miscellaneous observations on the history of the female sex.--
Of the theory of government.--
The advantages of the republican form of government compared with those of monarchy.--
Of the principles of morals.--
Miscellaneous observations on the atheistical system, and on the morals of the ancients.--
Of religious establishments.--
Of penetration and forefight.--
An impartial inquiry into the reasonableness of suicide.--
Of slavery and the slave trade.--
Of certain causes which may prove subversive of British liberty.
|Series Title:||Eighteenth century collections online.|