"There now, Bridget," said Mrs. Wright, "you have talked enough; you had better keep quite still while I remove these bandages."
"Faithful to the farewell commission of his Master, whom he saw ascend from the brow of Olivet and received into heaven, Andrew spent his missionary life in Scythia and Achaia, and in Patr?, one of its principal cities, he founded a branch of the Church, the success of which brought down upon him the vengeance of the heathen governor, who caused him to be crucified. He was tied to a cross of olive wood in the form of the letter X. He endured the prolonged agonies of hunger and thirst and pain for many days, until at last the strong heart gave its last beat and his spirit fled to the side of the glorified Christ.
"Yes," he replied, "quite well."
The conversation was interrupted by the entrance of Bearie, who proposed that they should walk out to the square and watch the setting sun.