Cover of: The measure of the rule. | Robert Barr

About the Book

A novel of somewhat melodramatic style. Closes with a deathbed scene. Title comes from a quotation from 2 Corinthians 10:15 in New Testament of the Bible, King James Version, " . . . According to the measure of the rule which God hath distributed to us, a measure to reach even unto you." First chapter has allusions to Artemus Ward and Mark Twain, indicating period of the story.

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. xxii-xxiii.
Includes the author's essay Literature in Canada.

Series Literature of Canada; poetry and prose in reprint


Dewey Decimal Class 823/.8
Library of Congress PZ3.B272 Me5, PR4069.B38 Me5

The Physical Object

Pagination xxiii, 308 p.
Number of pages 308

ID Numbers

Open Library OL5434733M
Internet Archive measureofrule00robe
ISBN 10 0802020720, 0802061974
LC Control Number 73082584
Library Thing 4171633
Goodreads 3986692

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