For the Temple

For the Temple

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"[...] John saw that his father looked graver than usual, but he knew his duty as a son too well to think of asking any questions; and he busied himself, for a time, in laying out the figs on trays--knowing that, otherwise, their own weight would crush the soft fruit before the morning, and bruise the tender skins. A quarter of an hour later, the quick footsteps of a donkey were heard approaching. John ran out and, having saluted the rabbi, held the animal while his father assisted him to alight and, welcoming him to his house, led him within. The meal was soon served. It consisted of fish from the lake, kid's flesh seethed in milk, and fruit. Only the men sat down; the rabbi sitting upon Simon's right hand, John on his left, and Isaac and his son[...]."show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 300 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 13.97mm | 430.91g
  • Createspace
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507697430
  • 9781507697436

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