" "Then your manuscript--?" "Is in old, faded ink, and in the most beautiful hand. But God was merciful to poor sinners who were truly sorry. Thus did Dion Prusaeus, a stranger and a private orator, counsel the Rhodians against a former edict; and I abound with other like examples, which to set here would be superfluous. Fleming moved heavily out of his place and knelt between the two last benches.