The Childhood of the World: A Simple Account of Man in Early Times

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Macmillan and Company, 1873 - Civilization - 118 pages

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Page 83 - Forasmuch then as we are the offspring of God, we ought not to think that the Godhead is like unto gold, or silver, or stone, graven by art and man's device.
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