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public duty of educated men

George William Curtis

public duty of educated men

by George William Curtis

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Published by Charles E. Merrill co. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Political ethics.,
  • Learning and scholarship.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby George William Curtis; edited with biographical sketch, rhetorical analysis, and explanatory notes, by Brainard G. Smith ...
    SeriesMaynard"s English classic series,, no. 187
    ContributionsSmith, Brainard Gardner, ed.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJK1771 .C95 1897
    The Physical Object
    Pagination36 p.
    Number of Pages36
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6364088M
    LC Control Number38000575
    OCLC/WorldCa3007584

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