It was cruel and unfair to make him kneel in the middle of the class then: and Father Arnall had told them both that they might return to their places without making any difference between them. And indeed the Christians were put so to their shifts by this crafty means, and so much in danger to decline into all ignorance, that the two Apollinarii were fain, as a man may say, to coin all the seven liberal sciences out of the Bible, reducing it into divers forms of orations, poems, dialogues, even to the calculating of a new Christian grammar. At the end were pictures of big nobs. Dixon turned towards him, saying in a soft voice: --Did an angel speak? Cranly turned also and said vehemently but without anger: --Goggins, you're the flamingest dirty devil I ever met, do you know.