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1000 Mythological Characters Briefly Described

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1000 Mythological Characters Briefly Described
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Publisher: Hinds & Noble
ISBN/ASIN: 1484070305
Number of pages: 146

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Every people, no matter how degraded and sunken in barbarism, has some perception, some explanation of, and a more or less well-grounded belief in, a First Cause. Far back among the mists of antiquity, at the remotest beginnings of the shadowy centuries, sits enthroned a Being, who in His infinite might and power brought mankind, the universe, and all animate and inanimate things into existence, and who rewards those of His children who do His will, and punishes those who disobey His commands...

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