Cooper's Works, Volume 4

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James G. Gregory (successor to W.A. Townsend), 1860 - American fiction

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Page 360 - If any man can show just cause, why they may not lawfully be joined together, let him now speak, or else hereafter for ever hold his peace.
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Page 226 - Bay province, till the child had reached his fifth year ! then, then it was that the judgment of heaven fell on mother and son — sickness made him what you see, a being with the form, but without the reason of man, and I have grown the wretch I am. But it has all been foretold, and warnings enough have I had of it all! for is it not said, that he "will visit the sins of the fathers upon the children until the third and fourth generation ?" Thank God, my sorrows and sins will end with Job, for there...

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