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gypsum to the glue used in book-binding he produced a sort of wax, which was applied still wet to the seal, and on being taken off solidified at once and provided a matrix harder than horn, or even iron.
So oracles and divine utterances were the order of the day, and much shrewdness he displayed, eking out mechanical ingenuity with obscurity, his answers to some being crabbed and ambiguous, and to others absolutely unintelligible. He did however distribute warning and encouragement according to his lights, and recommend treatments and diets ; for he had, as I originally stated, a wide and serviceable acquaintance with drugs ; he was particularly given to prescribing ` cytmides ', which were a salve prepared from goat's fat, the name being of his own invention. For the realization of ambitions, advancement, or successions, he took care never to assign early dates ; the foiniula was, ` All this shall come to pass when it is my will, and when my prophet Alexander shall make prayer and entreaty on your behalf.'
There was a fixed charge of a shilling the oracle. And, my friend, do not suppose that this would not come to much ; he made something like 3,000 Per annum ; people were insatiable -would take from ten to fifteen oracles at a time. What he got he did not keep to himself, nor put it by for the future ; what with accomplices, attendants, inquiry agents, oracle writers and keepers, amanuenses, seal-forgers, and interpreters, he had now a host of claimants to satisfy.
He had begun sending emissaries abroad to make the shrine known in foreign lands ; his prophecies, discovery of runaways, conviction of thieves and robbers, revelations of hidden treasure, cures of the sick, restoration of the dead to life-all these were to be advertised. This brought them running and crowding from all points of the compass ; victims bled, gifts were presented, and the prophet and disciple came off better than the god ; for had not the oracle spoken ?

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