Originally, this road was called Doctor Street, since it was located in a black part of the city, and the only black doctor in town lived there. Yet because the local post office listed the street as Mains Avenue, letters delivered to Doctor Street were discarded. In the process, she establishes a key theme of the novel, the importance of names.
This digital edition by Joseph H. This text is an Old Testament Pseudepigraphic catalog of demons summoned by King Solomon, and how they can be countered by invoking angels and other magical techniques. Translation is by F.
Conybeare, Jewish Quarterly Review, October, Compare with the translation of D. Apocalyptic Literature and Testaments, Doubleday,p. I have noted the original page numbers like this: I have renumbered the footnotes to follow each verse.
Footnotes in  by J.
Testament of Solomon, son of David, who was king in Jerusalem, and mastered and controlled all spirits of the air, on the earth, and under the earth. By means of them also he wrought all the transcendent works of the Temple.
Telling also of the authorities they wield against men, and by what angels these demons are brought to naught. Of the sage Solomon. Blessed art thou, O Lord God, who didst give Solomon such authority.
Glory to thee and might unto the ages. And the child grew thin, although he was very much loved by the king. So King Solomon called the boy one day, and questioned him, saying: Do I not give thee double wages and a double supply of food?
How is it that day by day and hour by hour thou growest thinner? But the child said to the king: Listen to what has befallen all that thy child hath.
After we are all released from our work on the Temple of God, after sunset, when I lie down to rest, one of the evil demons comes and takes away from me one half of my pay and one half of my food.
Then he also takes hold of my right hand and sucks my thumb. And lo, my soul is oppressed, and so my body waxes thinner every day. Now when I Solomon heard this, I entered the Temple of God, and prayed with all my soul, night and day, that the demon might be delivered into my hands, and that I might gain authority over him.
And it came about through my prayer that grace was given to me from the Lord Sabaoth by Michael his archangel. With it thou shalt lock up all demons of the earth, male and female; and with their help thou shalt build up Jerusalem.
And this engraving of the seal of the ring sent thee is a Pentalpha. And I Solomon was overjoyed, and praised and glorified the God of heaven and earth.
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