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used in A Prayer for Owen Meany

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  • "Perhaps we're being too literal about this song," Mr. Wiggin interjected, but I knew there was no such thing as "too literal" for Owen Meany, who grasped orthodoxy from wherever it could be found.
    p. 171.2
  • The solution, the Rev. Dudley Wiggin proposed, was" to omit the fifth verse of "We Three Kings," but Owen denounced this as unorthodox.
    p. 172.8

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