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  • When we put aside one or two exceptionally fine pieces, like the hymn of the soul in the apocryphal Acts of Thomas, the highest degree of excellence in style is perhaps attained in staightforward historical narrative - such as the account of the PersoRoman War at the beginning of the 6th century by the author who passes under the name of Joshua the Stylite, or by romancers like him who wrote the romance of Julian; by biographers like some of those who have written lives of saints, martyrs and eminent divines; and by some early writers of homilies such as Philoxenus (in prose) and Isaac of Antioch (in verse).
  • Here, between Ebal and Gerizim, Joshua made his last speech to the elders of the Israelites (Jos.
  • All my dreams and longings have come to fruition in a single instant when dearest Joshua held me close and my world was sunshine.
  • Only the two of us, dear Joshua and I, know our secret and so will it remain.
  • So many have come to my bed, but never have I been so unnerved by a nocturnal visitor than when first dear Joshua visited me in the darkest part of the night.
 

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