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Summary of the Book 'The Yoke':
The Yoke A Romance Of The Days When The Lord Redeemed The Children Of Israel From The Bondage Of Egypt by Elizabeth Miller. The book has no illustrations or index. Purchasers are entitled to a free trial membership in the General Books Club where they can select from more than a million books without charge. Subjects Fiction General
Excerpts from the Book 'The Yoke':
... to Amminadab, who was father-in-law to Aaron, came to his share of his father's goods when Aram was gathered to his fathers. This was in the latter ... ... eyes. Enough, she said at last. It is indeed a marvel. Never have I seen such a thing before, and never shall I see it again. And ... ... with the restive genius hidden under the smooth exterior they saw. Therefore, with some impatience, Hotep conceded that his friend was in ... ... and an Israelite. That monarch who favored the son of Abraham, Joseph, is dead. The tolerant spirit died with him. Another sentiment hath grown ... ... breast. Sayest thou these things in prophecy? she asked finally in an eager half-whisper. Deborah's eyes seemed to awaken. She looked at Rachel ... ... concern. The old woman answered soothingly and at some length. The narrative was frequently broken by low exclamations from Rachel, and at its end ... ... longer, holy Father. The taskmaster may tell us somewhat of this blaspheming sculptor-giant. When the last sound of the departing men died away, ... ... not pass upon it. Send me to my cell, then, and do thou follow, Kenkenes said. I have somewhat to tell thee. Take him to his cell, ... ... the Son of Ptah. Wilt thou not prove thy love for Kenkenes and aid him? Rameses did not answer immediately. Thoughtfully he leaned his elbow ... ... had passed three years that chafed him because of their comparative idleness and their implied rebuke. The pressure finally became too great, and ... ... seemed to offer alleviation for Egypt. He would proceed cautiously and do his best. Be the little lamp trimmed never so brightly, O Son of Ptah, ... ... thou? Alas! seest thou not, Masanath? He hath not returned to me his father knows his story, and if he be not dead how shall I explain his ... ... pointing a finger at his son. Did I not warn thee from the first? Kenkenes raised his head. Can you avoid a knave if he hath designs ... ... the court reached the limit of endurance. Then Moses answered. His tones were quiet, his voice full of a calm more terrifying than an outburst ... ... no longer. She was tired, of a truth. It was near sunset when a company of royal guards, under Menes, rode up from the north. The captain ... ... that one is dead. And think of those others whom we love, the eldest born of other houses! Do thou pray for us, thou perfect spirit. I can not, for ... ... the prostrate soldier, and simultaneously the weapons went up, descended and clashed. Then followed a wild and fearful battle. The Egyptian ... ... tactfully told him of it. A surge of color swept over his face. Thou hast recalled my trust to me, my Prince, he said in a lowered tone. Till ... ... that he drew away to the sandbar before the astonished men had realized the turn of events. Then they looked at one another in silence or muttered ... ... whisper. Kenkenes was by this time sitting up, his eyes shining with interest and wonder. Gods! Hotep, thou dost make me creep. Creep! ...