William Hole

   And behold, two of them were going that very day to a village named Emmaus, which was three score furlongs from Jerusalem. And they communed with each other of all these things which had happened. And it came to pass, while they communed and questioned together, that Jesus himself drew near, and went with them. But their eyes were holden that they should not know him. And he said unto them,
'What communications are these that ye have one with another, as ye walk and are sad?'
   And they stood still, looking sad. And one of them, named Cleopas, answering said unto him, 'Dost thou alone sojourn in Jerusalem and not know the things which are come to pass there in these days?'
And he said unto them, 'What things?'

   And they said unto him, 'The things concerning Jesus of Nazareth, which was a prophet mighty in deed and word before God and all the people: and how the chief priests and our rulers delivered him up to be condemned to death, and crucified him. But we hoped that it was he which should redeem Israel.
   'Yea and beside all this, it is now the third day
since these things came to pass. Moreover certain women of our company amazed us, having been early at the tomb; and when they found not his body, they came, saying, that they had also seen a vision of angels, which said that he was alive. And certain of them that were with us went to the tomb, and found it even so as the women had said: but him they saw not. And he said unto them,
'0 foolish men, and slow of heart to believe in all that the prophets have spoken 1 Behoved it not the Christ to suffer these things, and to enter into his glory?'
   And beginning from Moses and from all the prophets, he interpreted to them in all the scriptures the things concerning himself.
                  St. Luke 24: 13-27.

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