Essays on Lord Tennyson's Idylls of the King

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Macmillan, 1893 - 331 pages
 

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Page 151 - These are the generations of the heavens and of the earth, when they were created, in the day that the Lord God made the earth and the heavens, and every plant of the field, before it was in the earth, and every herb of the field, before it grew : for the Lord God had not caused it to rain upon the earth, and there was not a man to till the ground.
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Page 302 - Then Sir Bedivere took the king upon his back, and so went with him to that water side.
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