Now, in the third section of this fragment from Habacuc's prayer, the Septuagint translator mistook a Hebrew word on the scroll before him, and wrote as follows in Greek on his own parchment: And so it stands in the Septuagint to this day! Like a good girl, she told Margaret about it afterwards, and expected a scolding. Auntie's only legacy is her heart — the heart of a holy old soul who has tried to be good to us." So Auntie's legacy remained a joke, however much she tapped her breast and spoke darkly concerning it while she took her second cup of tea.
Little did the scribe know, two hundred and fifty years before Our Blessed Lord's birth, what truth was flowing from his errant pen ! know of the frost- bitten, murderous retreat from Moscow that was to come within a year of his words to his captor, Napoleon, as he vaunted of his armies : " Who can assure you, my son, that within a twelvemonth the muskets will not fall from your soldiers' hands? Margaret only smiled St John's Presbytery, June, 189— Their friend in Xt, Fabian John L'Estrange. It was set down with her habit of roaming the lanes far and wide in quest of firewood, concerning which jovial Father Power used to tease his Promoter and her sister, on Thursday evenings, when the Apostleship meeting was over. (To be Continued.) TRUE JOY r DEAREST Lord, how comes it so, That I who search the earth for joys, In all I have and all I know Possess no more than phantom-toys ?
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" The ox knoweth his owner, and the ass his master's crib ; but Israel hath not known me, and my people hath not understood." " The prophet," says the Abbe Chauvin, " is simply establishing a For on the oxen and the plough An Empire's strength is laid." THE OX, THE ASS AND THE SHEPHERDS AT THE CRIB 35 contrast between the instinct of the two animals, and the dispositions of Israel towards the Lord." " In things doubtful, liberty " has been the joyous privilege of the Church's children from long before the days when St. Prophecy in the technical sense or no (and on that point the erudite French priest may speak with ripe authority), may we not marvel at the Providence which, in bid- ding a Saint of the Old Law tell the Jews how thankless they were, so helped his memory and fancy that in three salient words — ox, ass, crib — he has conjured — nay, compelled — for readers of all time a vivid picture of Bethlehem? She was full of fun in her quiet way, and could assuredly not be suspected of hoarding money.
Before leaving the ox and the ass, one word about a most inter- esting slip in translation which occurs in the Septuagint (Habacuc, iii, 2). On one occasion Nellie had found her curiosity too strong when repairing a bodice of Auntie's.
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About Google Book Search Google's mission is to organize the world's information and to make it universally accessible and useful. Perhaps the question is more complex than I bargained for, so far as Anglican children in the Fifth Standard are concerned. There were black days, too, when I let them go altogether. 'Tis to them the Monsignor was always offering to send me, if I wanted." Margaret colored a little.