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  • The Life of Saint Francis of Assisi; and a Sketch of the Franciscan Order, by a Religious of the Order of Poor Clares, with emendations and additions by Very Rev. Pamfilo da Magliano, O.S.F., published with the approbation of the Most Rev. John McCloskey, D.D. (New York: P. O’Shea, 1867). Available in pdf, epub, kindle, and other formats at Internet Archive and Open Library, with another copy at Internet Archive and Open Library. Also available at HathiTrust Digital Library and Google Books.

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