The War Prayer

The War Prayer

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by Mark Twain
     
 

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Written by Mark Twain during the Philippine-American War in the first decade of the twentieth century, The War Prayer tells of a patriotic church service held to send the town's young men off to war. During the service, a stranger enters and addresses the gathering. He tells the patriotic crowd that their prayers for victory are double-edged-by praying for victory… See more details below

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Written by Mark Twain during the Philippine-American War in the first decade of the twentieth century, The War Prayer tells of a patriotic church service held to send the town's young men off to war. During the service, a stranger enters and addresses the gathering. He tells the patriotic crowd that their prayers for victory are double-edged-by praying for victory they are also praying for the destruction of the enemy for the destruction of human life.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940012408068
Publisher:
United Holdings Group
Publication date:
05/08/2011
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
811,252
File size:
0 MB

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