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Сторінка 252 - The Westminster Commentaries General Editor. WALTER LOCK, DD, Warden of Keble College, Dean Ireland's Professor of Exegesis in the University of Oxford. The object of each commentary is primarily exegetical, to interpret the author's meaning to the present generation.
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Сторінка 253 - THE CHRISTIAN YEAR. By JOHN KEBLE. With Introduction and Notes by WALTER LOCK, DD, Warden of Keble College, Ireland Professor at Oxford. ' The volume is very prettily bound and printed, and may fairly claim to be an advance on any previous editions.
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Сторінка 251 - Gibbon. THE DECLINE AND FALL OF THE ROMAN EMPIRE. By EDWARD GIBBON. A New Edition, Edited with Notes, Appendices, and Maps, by JB BURY, LL.D., Fellow of Trinity College, Dublin. In Seven Volumes. Demy Svo. Gilt top.
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