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A30008 Death dis-sected, or, A fort against misfortune in a cordiall compounded of many pious and profitable meditations on mans mortality / digested into severall poems by T.I. Buckler, Edward, 1610-1706. 1649 (1649) Wing B5348; ESTC R170860 42,019 132

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