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For benefit of clergy witty stories, quips, and ancedotes [sic] for and about clergymen and their parishioners of all faiths. by Beulah Collins

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Published by Grosset & Dunlap in New York .
Written in English


  • Clergy -- Humor.

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Edition Notes

StatementIllustrated by Leo Garel.
ContributionsGarel, Leo, illus.
LC ClassificationsPN6231.C5 C6
The Physical Object
Pagination120 p.
Number of Pages120
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5991940M
LC Control Number66023042

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