"Has Ilderim heard nothing more of the three men?" asked Ben-Hur. "What became of them?"
"Ah, yes, that was the cause of his coming to Simonides the day of which I was speaking. Only the night before that day the Egyptian reappeared to him."
"Here at the door of the tent to which we are coming."
"As you knew the horses to-day--by face and manner."
"He rode the same great white camel, and gave him the same name--Balthasar, the Egyptian."
"It is a wonder of the Lord's!"
And Malluch, wondering, asked, "Why so?"
"Yes. Balthasar, the Egyptian."