Right at Last: And Other Tales

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Sampson Low, 1860 - England - 318 pages
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Page 216 - Forgive, me, LORD, for Thy dear SON, The ill that I this day have done ; That with the world, myself, and Thee, I, ere I sleep, at peace may be.
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