Appearing at a hearing, he was asked what he had taught.
He answered, “That was open, ask my hearers what they got.”
A bailiff struck him on the face; he asked what that was for.
The meeting then adjourned. They didn’t want him anymore.
Image: Master of Saint-Nicholas-des-Champs Christ before the Judges, 1350
Source: John 18:19-24
Text: David Alexander, 2022 CC BY-NC SA 4.0
Tune: Leveque, Public Domain
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