Poetry, Hebrew, of the Old Testament
Poetry, Hebrew, of the Old Testament
No one can read attentively the poorest version of the Old Testament without feeling how strong a vein of poetry runs through its pages. . .

Catholic Encyclopedia. . 2006.


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