W. P. LIVINGSTONE
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behind these there lies always the mystery of human nature, uncertain
and elusive, and apt now and again to go off at a tangent and disturb
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Notices biographiques accompagnées de reflexions et de souvenirs
Hommage à la population créole, en souvenir des grands hommes qu'elle a
produits et des bonnes choses qu'elle a accomplies.
R. L. DESDUNES
"De quelques superbes distinctions que se flattent les hommes, ils
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A NON COMBATANT,
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