But the emperor died before the project could be consummated, and for twenty-five years Ares memory remained the sole depository of the collected annals.
This same sanctity makes it serve as a depository for goods of all sorts in times of danger, the chief church forming a sort of bank.
Dingli, the Crown advocate, who was the interpreter of the law, and largely its maker, as well as the principal depository of local knowledge, able to prevent the preferment of rivals, and to countenance the barrier which difference of language created between governors and governed.
The old feudal arrangement of the diet, with its inconvenient divisions, was retained, and the privy council continued to be the depository of power.
Which finally vindicated the reality of spiritual things and the supremacy of Yahweh's purpose, in the political ruin of the' nation which was the faithless depository of these sacred truths.