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country to an unusual height. Upon HO succeeded Sefoftris ? this action, say they, he was imme
Tutor. He was succeeded diately seized with a pain in his eyes,
by his son, Pheron, by the and soon after, by a total darkness, name of Sefoftris II, whose history fa- under which he laboured till he was vours more of fiction than truth. How- directed by the oracle at Butus, in the ever, even fiction has its use; as it eleventh year of his blindness, to pay teacheth us that nothing can be too particular devotions to the God at Hegross for the belief of a bigotted peo- liopolis, and to wash his eyes with the ple.
urine of a married woman, who had Pheron performed nothing in the never known any man but her husband, military way; but had the same mif- He began with his own wife, and tried fortune, as his father had, to be struck the water of many others amongst the blind : which might be owing to some great personages about his court, withinfirmity derived from his parent. But out success, till a poor gardener's wife, the superstition of the times informs us, in a neighbouring village, afforded That this loss of his fight was miracu- him the relief promised by the oracle. lous, and a punishment inflicted on Her he made his Queen; but he ba- . him, for presumptuously and infolently nished all the others, as so many adul. darting his javelin into the river Nilé, tereffes, to the city Eritkikolus, and much disturbed by a strong gale of condemned them to be burnt. Then wind, when it had overflowed the he paid his vows to the Gods, by seNumb. XLIV. Vol. VII.