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St Augustine, bishop of Hippo, used to be one of many significant figures within the background of Christianity, and City of God is one in all his maximum theological works. Written as an eloquent defence of the religion at a time while the Roman Empire was once near to cave in, it examines the traditional pagan religions of Rome, the arguments of the Greek philosophers and the revelations of the Bible. Pointing the best way ahead to a citizenship that transcends the simplest political stories of the realm and gives citizenship that might final for eternity, City of God is among the such a lot influential files within the improvement of Christianity.

For greater than seventy years, Penguin has been the prime writer of vintage literature within the English-speaking international. With greater than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents an international bookshelf of the simplest works all through heritage and throughout genres and disciplines. Readers belief the series to supply authoritative texts more suitable by means of introductions and notes through unusual students and modern authors, in addition to up-to-date translations through award-winning translators.

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He ain't bright. Hell of a good worker, though. Hell of a nice fella, but he ain't bright. " Slim looked through George and beyond him. "Ain't many guys travel around together," he mused. "I don't know why. " "It's a lot nicer to go around with a guy you know," said George. A powerful, big-stomached man came into the bunk house. His head still dripped water from the scrubbing and dousing. "Hi, Slim," he said, and then stopped and stared at George and Lennie. "These guys jus' come," said Slim by way of introduction.

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