They did not dare defy him, and had the scribe bring in the Book.
But he entered the Acropolis a conqueror,” says our Scribe; “he won the battle.
“The realisation is a terrible thing,” writes our Scribe, quoting his Master.
As for the peddling-box, our Scribe will tell of its fate in the following Chapter.
The first climax, however, is reached, and our Scribe thinks it too ...