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The specious friend, or, A wife of ten thousand

a moral tale

by Jean François Marmontel

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Published by Printed by and for Edward Peck in York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesWife of ten thousand.
Statementby Marmontel
The Physical Object
Pagination[2], 34 p., [1] leaf of plates :
Number of Pages34
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25072937M

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Book 1: The Golden Age The novel is set ten thousand years in the future in a voluntary anarchistic society spanning the Solar System called the Golden logy makes nearly everyone immortal and tremendously wealthy, except those exiled from society or living outside by : John C. Wright.   "A good friend is like a four-leaf clover; hard to find and lucky to have." — Irish Proverb. 8. When they make your life better "Friends are the people who make you smile brighter, laugh louder.

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