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Another dead end, but at least he spared the girl.
A story is told that Cromwell spared the town from bombardment owing to the wit of a woman who drank his health at the town-gate.
Comparatively few relics of the early town have been spared by time and the improvements of the modern city.
He admired her intelligence, loved her, and spared her life.
So he could no more be high priest, and his life was spared only at the intercession of the Parthian Jews, who had a regard for the Asmonean prince.