Congressman Pumphrey: The People's Friend

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Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1907 - Indiana - 125 pages
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Page 119 - He was talking about Rabbi Elijah of Vilna, the eighteenth-century opponent of Hasidism. "Tell me, Reuven" — that was the first time he had ever called me by my first name — "why is it pilpul? What is wrong with his explanation?
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Page 2 - ... who now have you at their mercy — they shall hear from me, I promise you.

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