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Parrhasius, or, Thriftless ambition

Espy Williams

Parrhasius, or, Thriftless ambition

a dramatic poem

by Espy Williams

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Published by Southern Pub. Co. in New Orleans .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesParrhasius, Thriftless ambition
Statementby Espy W.H. Williams
SeriesEnglish and American drama of the nineteenth century
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination26 p
Number of Pages26
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15205714M

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PARRHASIUS OR THRIFTLESS AMBITION: A Dramatic Poem. n.d. printed, soft bound, Southern Publishing Company, New Orleans,26 pp. Act II, Scene 4 “ 'Gainst nature still. Thriftless ambition, that will raven up Thine own or means.

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