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Historical lights

six thousand quotations from standard histories and biographies

by Charles Eugene Little

  • 168 Want to read
  • 30 Currently reading

Published by Funk and Wagnalls in New York, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Quotations, English

  • Edition Notes

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    StatementCharles E. Little.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN"6083"L53
    The Physical Object
    Pagination958 p.
    Number of Pages958
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20574636M
    LC Control Number33030526

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