"And he fell to the earth and heard a voice saying unto him, 'Saul,
Saul rose up and found that that fierce supernatural light had destroyed his sight, and he was blind, so "they led him by the hand and brought him to Damascus." He was converted.
There came a voice to a citizen of Damascus, named Ananias, saying, "Arise, and go into the street which is called Straight, and inquire at the house of Judas, for one called Saul, of Tarsus; for behold, he prayeth."
Ananias did not wish to go at first, for he had heard of Saul before, and he had his doubts about that style of a "chosen vessel" to preach the gospel of peace.
Take it for all in all, it was perhaps the happiest day he had ever known in his life; not even excepting that on which his heroic partner had approached the nuptial altar to the tune of the Dead March in Saul.
Bella hummed the Dead March in Saul, and said, after all it signified very little!
"If the Jewish boy might tame the great spirit of Saul
by the sound of his harp, and the words of sacred song, it may not be amiss," he said, "to try the potency of music here."
The most notable flop on record was that of Saul
of Tarsus, who has been severely criticised as a turn-coat by some of our partisan journals.
I looked, I thought, like Saul
, who complained not only that the Philistines were upon him, but that God had forsaken him; for I did not now take due ways to compose my mind, by crying to God in my distress, and resting upon His providence, as I had done before, for my defence and deliverance; which, if I had done, I had at least been more cheerfully supported under this new surprise, and perhaps carried through it with more resolution.
"EXECUTOR'S SALE,--NEGROES!--Agreeably to order of court, will be sold, on Tuesday, February 20, before the Court-house door, in the town of Washington, Kentucky, the following negroes: Hagar, aged 60; John, aged 30; Ben, aged 21; Saul
, aged 25; Albert, aged 14.
"That's the Dead March in Saul
. They bury soldiers to it, so it's the natural end of the subject.
Who or what are the Jebusites, Egypt, Pharoah, and Saul