This rite announces itself as the analogue of Christ's circumcision.
His official duty is to mark the game on the scoring card when the leader announces the result.
As soon as the telegram at Cuxhaven announces high tide three shots are fired from the harbour to warn the inhabitants of the " fleets "; and if the progress of the tide up the river gives indication of danger, other three shots follow.
It is used chiefly in poetry and literature for one who announces the immediate approach of something, a forerunner.
But before Hermas announces it to the Roman Church, and through " Clement " 1 to the churches abroad, there are added two Visions (iii.