Introductory Lectures on Modern History: Delivered in Lent Term, MDCCCXLII. With the Inaugural Lecture Delivered in December, MDCCCXLI.

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Strona 161 - And it came to pass that night, that the angel of the LORD went out, and smote in the camp of the Assyrians an hundred fourscore and five thousand : and when they arose early in the morning, behold, they were all dead corpses.
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