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What does DRB stand for?

DRB stands for Douay-Rheims Bible

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Complaining, for instance, that Tennyson was in thrall to the Broad Church party of the Church of England, Hopkins invoked the Letter to the Galatians: "Tennyson in his later works has been 'carried away with their dissimulation'" (the Douay-Rheims Bible has "led by them into that dissimulation").
DOUAY WE WERE For centuries English-speaking Protestant Bible readers primarily read versions of the King James Bible, while Catholics almost exclusively read versions of the Douay-Rheims Bible.
And Eve is unjustly accused of seducing Adam into taking that first bite; so, what the Douay-Rheims Bible (Catholic) translates as "She gave to her husband who did eat," the Revised Standard Version translates as "gave some to her husband, who was with her, and he ate.