After Long Years and Other Stories by Sophie A. Miller

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ContributionsAgnes M. Dunne (Translator)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages188
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9754639M
ISBN 101404378782
ISBN 109781404378780

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AFTER LONG YEARS AND OTHER STORIES TRANSLATIONS FROM THE GERMAN BY SOPHIE A. MILLER AND AGNES M. DUNNE NOTE These ethical stories have been translated from the German with the view of instilling into the minds of youthful readers such truths as will help materially toward building a character that will withstand the trials and temptations of life.

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