A.L.A. Catalog, 1926: An Annotated Basic List of 10,000 Books

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Isabella Mitchell Cooper
American Library Association, 1926 - Best books - 1291 pages
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Page 464 - THE LIGHT OF ASIA ; or, THE GREAT RENUNCIATION (Mahabhinishkramana). Being the Life and Teaching of Gautama, Prince of India, and Founder of Buddhism (as told in verse by an Indian Buddhist). By Edwin Arnold, MA, CSI , &c.
Page 72 - Bible: showing every word of the text of the common English version of the canonical books, and every occurrence of each word in regular order j together with A comparative concordance of the Authorized and Revised versions, including the American variations; also brief dictionaries of the Hebrew and Greek words of the original, with references to the English words.
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Page 78 - I have attempted to translate the New Testament exactly as one would render any piece of contemporary Hellenistic prose; in this way, students of the original text may perhaps be benefited.
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Page 67 - On the other hand, it is not exclusively a church encyclopedia, nor is it limited to the ecclesiastical sciences and the doings of churchmen. It records all that Catholics have done, not only in behalf of charity and morals, but also for the intellectual and artistic development of mankind

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