This study, as pursued by Rashi, was a protection against unthinking, brooding monasticism.
That night, however, he suddenly remembered the prediction of Rashi.
Rashi often quotes the grammatical works of Menachem and Dunash.
A letter from Palestine, written in Rashi, with large seals!
Rashi also wrote a commentary of equal originality on most of the books of Holy Writ.
Then think of Rashi—the greatest of biblical exegetes and commentators.
Its dung choked up the Jordan, till, as Rashi says, its waters washed it away.
All these doings, says Rashi, are bound to annoy the evil genii.
Do you wonder that Godfrey was unhappy, and that he thought every moment of the words of Rashi?
Rashi was a great writer because his subject was great, not because he wrote greatly.