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Some interpret Habbakuk
3:7 as linking Cush to Midian, where Moses first met and married Zipporah.
In the later parts of the novel, Morton stands alone only in front of Macbriar and the "wild western whigs" (260) at Drumshinnel, and even there, after Claverhouse has rescued him, Habbakuk
Meiklewraith summons Claverhouse "to appear before the tribunal of God" (269).
1386-1466) that while working on his extraordinary statue of Habbakuk
In the end, the most provocative statement came through silence rather than words: a reflection on the prophet Habbakuk
, who said, "Write down the vision.