Quaker Ben: A Tale of Colonial Pennsylvania in the Days of Thomas Penn

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George W. Jacobs & Company, 1911 - Pennsylvania - 336 pages
 

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Page 113 - The steps of a good man are ordered by the Lord: and he delighteth in his way. Though he fall, he shall not be utterly cast down: for the Lord upholdeth him with his hand.
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