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Roundabout Papers by William Makepeace Thackeray

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Roundabout Papers
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Publisher: Clark & Maynard
ISBN/ASIN: B004TS1L7U
Number of pages: 47

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'I had occasion to pass a week in the autumn in the little old town of Coire or Chur, in the Grisons, where lies buried that very ancient British king, saint, and martyr, Lucius, who founded the Church of St. Peter, on Cornhill.'

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