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The Fortunate Mistress
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Start Classics, 2015.
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9781633558205
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Daniel Defoe., & Daniel Defoe|AUTHOR. (2015). The Fortunate Mistress. Start Classics.

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Daniel Defoe and Daniel Defoe|AUTHOR. 2015. The Fortunate Mistress. Start Classics.

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Daniel Defoe and Daniel Defoe|AUTHOR, The Fortunate Mistress. Start Classics, 2015.

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Daniel Defoe, and Daniel Defoe|AUTHOR. The Fortunate Mistress. Start Classics, 2015. Web.

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