The Mintage

Being Ten Stories & One More

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Author: Elbert Hubbard
Published: 1910
Language: English
Wordcount: 15,654 / 52 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 75.7
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 529
Added to site: 2006.01.13
mnybks.net#: 12526
Origin: gutenberg.org

Five Babies
To The West
Simeon Stylites The Syrian
Battle Of The Little Big Horn
Sam
Cleopatra And Cæsar
A Special Occasion
Uncle Joe And Aunt Melinda
Billy And The Book
John The Baptist And Salome
The Master

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rder was shouted up to him in a Bishop's voice--he must let down his rope, draw up a ladder, and descend.

Straightway Simeon made preparation to obey. And then the Bishops relented and cried, "We have changed our minds, and now order you to remain!"

Simeon lifted his hands in adoration and thankfulness and renewed his lease.

And so he lived on and on and on--he lived on the top of that pillar, never once descending for thirty years.

All his former companions grew aweary, and one by one died, and the monastery bells tolled their requiem as they were laid to rest. Did Simeon hear the bells and say, "Soon it will be my turn"?

Probably not. His senses had flown, for what good were they! The young monk who now at eventide brought the basket with the bottle of goat's milk and the loaf of brown bread was born since Simeon had taken his place on the pillar.

"He has always been there," the people said, and crossed themselves hurriedly.

But one evening when the young mon

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