Journal of the Proceedings of the Society: Which Conducts the Monthly Anthology and Boston Review, October 3, 1805, to July 2, 1811

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Boston athenœum, 1910 - Monthly anthology, and Boston review - 344 pages
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Page 8 - And he spake of trees, from the cedar tree that is in Lebanon even unto the hyssop that springeth out of the wall: he spake also of beasts, and of fowl, and of creeping things, and of fishes.
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