Once the floors had been waxed and the furniture polished, the house sparkled - in an empty kind of way.
And out of one of them came forth a little horn (Antiochus Epiphanes) which waxed exceeding great towards the south (Egypt) and towards the East (Babylon) and towards the beauteous land (the land of Israel)."
Thus it was that Baldwin waxed while Bohemund waned.
Indeed, in the years between 1840 and 1850, during which the movement waxed and waned, no fewer than forty-one phalanges were founded, of which some definite record can be found.
The debate waxed fast and furious.
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