desisted from all further attempts at waging war with the
sons of Jacob. Their last experience with them had been
too painful, but the enmity they cherished against them was
all the fiercer, and their hatred never abated.

Their third king was Husham, and he ruled over them
for twenty years. During his reign Zepho succeeded in
making good his escape from Egypt. He was received
kindly by Agnias, king of Africa, and appointed
commander-in-chief of his troops. He used every means of
to induce his sovereign lord to enter into a war with Egypt,
but in vain, for Agnias was only too well acquainted with
the strength and heroism of the sons of Jacob. For many
years he resisted Zepho's arguments and blandishments. Indeed,

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