The Book of Days: A Miscellany of Popular Antiquities in Connection with the Calendar, Including Anecdote, Biography, & History, Curiosities of Literature and Oddities of Human Life and Character, Volume 1 (Google eBook)
W. & R. Chambers, 1863 - Anecdotes
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