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Jonah*

Mr. Nathan Sees a Figure in the Desert

The Story. Jonah the prophet lived in the desert, daily companioned by such birds and beasts as lions, mice, gazelles and ravens, lying down at night with the gentle foxes of Tob. At length, inspired by an angel, he roused Israel to wage against the Aramaeans, a war which turned out most profitably and made his reputation. Honored among all the people, he returned to his mother in Zebulon.

His family, though poor, gave a great feast for him to which they invited Prince Ahab and...

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