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Recessional a Victorian ode (God of our Fathers, known of old) : a sung prayer of the Christian tradition by Samuel J. Rogal

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Published by Mellen Poetry Press in Lewiston, N.Y .
Written in English

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Includes bibliographical references.

Statementedited by Samuel J. Rogal
SeriesThe history of Christian hymnody -- v. 7
LC ClassificationsBV317.R43 M87 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24419021M
ISBN 100773438912
ISBN 109780773438910
LC Control Number2009032058

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