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The progress of dulness, or, The rare adventures of Tom Brainless

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Published by Printed by Nathaniel Heaton, jun., Sold by David Heaton in Wrentham, Mass, Providence .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesRare adventures of Tom Brainless.
Statementby the celebrated author of Mc. Fingal.
SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 1441.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination72 p.
Number of Pages72
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17744943M
OCLC/WorldCa40028336

The best con man in the Midwest is only ten years old. Tom, a.k.a., the Great Brain, is a silver-tongued genius with a knack for turning a profit.


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Of the miscellaneous productions of Trumbull, The Progress of Dulness, a satirical poem, composed in his twenty-second year, is the most important.

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