Nico’s Notes of a Night Meeting (2)

A single fragment remaining from the seventh page (unearthed at Wadi Sura) reads:  “Unlike the others, this man his followers call Jesus uses words like a poet, as if they were his own inventions. Rebuking me for [word indecipherable] he spun [conjecture] a cadenza of language that struck me as [text breaks off] ... The night [lacunae] ... stars and locusts and just the [lacunae] ... water like some unknown familiar tongue ...”