their first concern, to seek him. For three days they made
search for him everywhere, even in the most disreputable
quarters of the city. Meantime Joseph was in communication
with the overseer of the station kept open for the sale
of corn, and, hearing that his brethren had not appeared
there, he dispatched some of his servants to look for them,
but they found them neither in Mizraim, the city of Egypt,
nor in Goshen, nor in Raamses. Thereupon he sent sixteen
servants forth to make a house to house search for them in
the city, and they discovered the brethren of Joseph in a
place of ill-fame and haled them before their master.

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