Journal of a Residence in China: And the Neighboring Countries, from 1829-1833

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Leavitt, Lord & Company, 1834 - East Asia - 398 pages
 

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Page 396 - For thou hast said in thine heart, I will ascend into heaven, I will exalt my throne above the stars of God...
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