The John P. Branch Historical Papers of Randolph-Macon College, Volume 1

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Randolph-Macon Historical Society, 1903 - Southern States
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Page 27 - His Lord said unto him, well done, thou good and faithful servant ; thou hast been faithful over a few things, I will make thee ruler over many things ; enter thou into the joy of thy Lord.
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