Thday, veryfew people are familiar with the name Edward Johnston. Yet in England, at the turn of the century, he was universally acclaimed as thefore-
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of brass upon his head, and he was dad with a coat of mail ; Rib the -weight of the coat was rw thousand shekels of brass. Ans he had straws of brass upon his legs, anJ a javelin of brass &town his shoulders. An the staff of his spear was like a weaver's beam and his spear's head nii,e;hed six hundred shekels of iron: ati. his shicle,beairt-went before him. And he stoat and cried unto the armies of Israel, an said unto thern,A% are
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and all Israel, heart those -words of thePhilistine , thv were dismayed 2in?.% greatly afraid : —0 —+ --o °WD avid was the son of that Ephrathite of Beth-tehern-judah,whose name -was Jesse; ari he had eight sons: and the man was an old nun in the days ofSaulstnelm Myrna among men. And the three eldest sons of Jesse had gone after Saul to the: battle: ant) the names of his three sons
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