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I lift my lamp selected quotes and poems expressing the American ideal

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Published by Helios Book Pub. Co. in New York .
Written in English



  • United States


  • National characteristics, American -- Quotations, maxims, etc.,
  • Patriotism -- United States -- Quotations, maxims, etc.,
  • Democracy -- Religious aspects -- Christianity -- United States -- Quotations, maxims, etc.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 186-187.

Statement[compiled by] Mildred VerSoy Harris.
ContributionsHarris, Mildred VerSoy.
LC ClassificationsE169.1 .I16 1964
The Physical Object
Pagination187 p. ;
Number of Pages187
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2454506M
LC Control Number87156683

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