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The dream of Gerontius by John Henry Newman

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Published by Longmans, Green, and Co. in London, New York, Bombay .
Written in English


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Statementby Cardinal Newman.
The Physical Object
Pagination59 p. ;
Number of Pages59
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17942153M

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