conqueror, one of the seven deacons appointed in the apostolic Church (Acts 6:1-6). Nothing further is known of him.
But nicanor drew her back to him, lifting both her cool palms to his burning face.
Valerius and nicanor betook themselves to the house appointed.
Then came the shield-bearing infantry: nicanor was their general.
nicanor replied that he had, and wished to show the advantage of his new idea.
"And there he found what he had been seeking," said nicanor, very low.
nicanor came to hate him vindictively, with no reason at all, as he hated all the world just then.
nicanor, peering through the brambles at the sombre train, read the story in the man's face, where tragedy sat frozen.
"nicanor, thy slave," he answered, but his voice was not a slave's voice.
"I saw thee sold," said nicanor, and looked at her with new eyes.
nicanor shot a glance of swift suspicion at him through the darkness.