WE are all familiar with the Bible story of the escape of the Israelites from Egypt in which it is related that Pharaoh, who had reluctantly permitted them to go, soon regretted his action and pursued them. When the news was flashed through the ranks of the Israelites that Pharaoh's well-organized army was pursuing them, it may be imagined that they expressed confusion and fright, rushing to and fro and spreading the mesmerism of fear.
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