Through the Postern Gate: A Romance in Seven Days

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G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1911 - 269 pages
 

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This romance is brilliantly constructed, with a span of only seven days. Yes, that's a biblical reference, or actually, two. Yes, a nod towards the week of creation, but more particularly the number ... Read full review

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Page 243 - And they said among themselves, "Who shall roll us away the stone from the door of the sepulchre?" And when they looked, they saw that the stone was rolled away: for it was very great.
Page 244 - The eighth Sunday after Trinity. The Collect. OGod, whose never-failing providence ordereth all things both in heaven and earth ; we humbly beseech thee to put away from us all hurtful things, and to give us those things which are profitable for us, through Jesus Christ our Lord.
Page 247 - And entering into the sepulchre, they saw a young man sitting on the right side, clothed in a long white garment; and they were affrighted.
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