Hesperos, Or, Travels in the West, Band 2


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Seite 262 - Be thou faithful unto death, and I will give thee a crown of life.' " From the foregoing summary, it will be seen that the basis of my plan for their success and government was religion — a desire to awaken in their bosoms the love of the divinity. Hope and trust in him, once born in their souls, would produce its...

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