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Life of William Congreve

Life of William Congreve

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Published by W. Scott, T. Whittaker in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Congreve, William, -- 1670-1729

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Edmund Gosse.
    Series"Great writers." Edited by Prof. Eric S Robertson, Great writers, Library of English literature -- LEL 11051.
    ContributionsAnderson, John Parker, 1841-
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination192, ix p.
    Number of Pages192
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13561159M
    OCLC/WorldCa6851201


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He registered 18 patents, of which 2 were for ve invented a gun-recoil mounting, a time-fuze, a rocket parachute attachment, a hydropneumatic canal lock (installed at Hampstead Road Lock, north London) and sluice (), a perpetual motion machine. Congreve was born on Januin Bardsey, England, the son of William Congreve and Mary née Browning.

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Fainall, the widowed daughter of Lady Wishfort. William Congreve was an English playwright and poet in the Restoration Period, which began in when the English, Scottish and Irish monarchies were all restored under Charles II after the Wars of the Three Kingdoms, and, in terms of literature, ended around William Congreve Biography - - William Congreve Biography and List of Works - William Congreve Books William Congreve Biography - - William Congreve Biography and List of Works - William Congreve Books COVID Update.

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