And if you scroll down the complete Midas List, some visible trends begin to emerge.
The first verse of the scroll of Lament which is read on the Ninth begins: O, how she [i.e. Jerusalem] sits alone.
It could, however, be “stretched out like a tent” or “rolled back like a scroll.”
Click on the above link, scroll down to page 44, and look at the charts.
It depicts King—standing with his arms folded and holding a scroll—looking out across the landscape.
Numbered in the celestial census, I am sure it will not be there when the constellations are rolled together as a scroll.
Sorcery reads backwards—and I saw him so read from that scroll of his.
"I keep the tryste," whispered Mary, reading the motto of the scroll underneath.
A crowd was gathered about him listening, while he read from a scroll in his hands.
They have set their names on the scroll of Fame and will grave them constantly deeper as the years go.
c.1400, "roll of parchment or paper," altered (by association with rolle "roll") from scrowe (c.1200), from Anglo-French escrowe, Old French escroe "scrap, roll of parchment," from Frankish *skroda "shred" or a similar Germanic source, from Proto-Germanic *skrauth- (cf. Old English screada "piece cut off, cutting, scrap;" see shred (n.)). As an ornament on furniture or in architecture, from 1610s.
"to write down in a scroll," c.1600, from scroll (n.). Sense of "show a few lines at a time" (on a computer or TV screen) first recorded 1981. Related: Scrolled; scrolling.
String and Character Recording Oriented Logogrammatic Language.
["SCROLL - A Pattern Recording Language", M. Sargent, Proc SJCC 36 (1970)].