The New American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge, Band 4

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George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana
Appleton, 1859
 

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Seite 299 - And they sat down to eat bread : and they lifted up their eyes and looked, and, behold, a company of Ishmaelites came from Gilead with their camels bearing spicery and balm and myrrh, going to carry it down to Egypt.
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Seite 243 - I shall conclude with a few remarks in reference to the leading feature of his amendment, the distribution of the proceeds of the public lands among the states.
Seite 169 - What an odd situation and friendship is ours ! — without one spark of love on either side, and produced by circumstances which in general lead to coldness on one side, and aversion on the other.
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