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This sceptred isle Shakespeare"s message for England at war by George Wilson Knight

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Published by B. Blackwell in Oxford .
Written in English



  • England,
  • England.


  • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Quotations.,
  • Poetry of places -- England.,
  • England -- Description and travel -- Poetry.

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Edition Notes

Statementby G. Wilson Knight.
LC ClassificationsPR3069.E6 K6
The Physical Object
Pagination2 p. 1., 35 p.
Number of Pages35
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6422182M
LC Control Number41018955

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