upright. "The Book of Jasher," rendered in the LXX. "the Book of the Upright One," by the Vulgate "the Book of Just Ones," was probably a kind of national sacred song-book, a collection of songs in praise of the heroes of Israel, a "book of golden deeds," a national anthology. We have only two specimens from the book, (1) the words of Joshua which he spake to the Lord at the crisis of the battle of Beth-horon (Josh. 10:12, 13); and (2) "the Song of the Bow," that beautiful and touching mournful elegy which David composed on the occasion of the death of Saul and Jonathan (2 Sam. 1:18-27).
Thus it came about that six people assembled in the tiny pink parlor of Mrs. jasher at the hour of seven o'clock.
"You are a dear girl," said Mrs. jasher with a sigh of relief, and kissed Lucy fondly.
But she would like Mrs. jasher to be helped out of her difficulties and have a fair start.
"I shall alter all that, when we are married," muttered Mrs. jasher with a frown.
Faint as was the sound, Mrs. jasher heard it and opened her eyes.
"Yes, do," pleaded Mrs. jasher, who was listening with all her ears.
"Indeed," said Lucy politely, and wondering why Mrs. jasher was so communicative.
"With Mrs. jasher," said Braddock, warming his plump hands at the fire.
According to what Mrs. jasher writes, he did not strangle poor Sidney.
But what was the mummy in its ancient case doing in Mrs. jasher's arbor?