The Setting Sun: Or, Devil Amongst the Placemen. To which is Added a New Musical Drama; Being a Parody on The Beggar's Opera ...

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J.D. Dewick, for T. Hughes, 1809
 

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Page 98 - And Esau said to Jacob, Feed me, I pray thee, with that same red pottage; for I am faint; therefore was his name called Edom.
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