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Semitic reviews, either linguistically and archeologically, have complicated via quick strides over the past twenty years. clean mild has fallen upon the literary, medical, theological mercantile, and different achievements of this nice department of the human kin. What those peoples proposal and completed has a truly direct bearing upon many of the difficulties that lie nearest to the hearts of a giant part of the clever peoples of Christendom to-day.

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