Saint Francis of Assisi
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Saint Francis of Assisi by Abel Bonnard

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Published by The Medici society in London .
Written in English


  • Francis, -- of Assisi, Saint, -- 1182-1226.

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Statementfrom the French by Florence Simmons.
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Open LibraryOL21441130M

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