The History of Ancient Civilization: A Handbook

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John Stuart Verschoyle
Appleton, 1889 - Civilization, Ancient - 295 pages
 

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Page 69 - ... and then shall he depart from thee, both he and his children with him, and shall return unto his own family, and unto the possession of his fathers shall he return.
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