Letters of mr. the abbot of *** ... to mr. Kennicott [criticizing The state of the printed Hebrew text of the Old Testament considered] tr. from the Fr. [of J. A. Dumay, by W. Stevens].
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Page 89 - my daughter a maiden, and his concubine, them I will bring out now.
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