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  • He was a quick fellow, and when hot from play, would toss himself in a corner, and in five minutes be deep in any sort of book that he could lay his hands on: if it were Rasselas or Gulliver, so much the better, but Bailey’s Dictionary would do, or the Bible with the Apocrypha in it.

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  • Since 1826, most protestant Bibles have excluded the Apocrypha.
  • The Russian Orthodox church accepts the Apocrypha as divinely inspired but does not grant them the same status as the Roman Catholic church.

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