But even to his favourite disciple the sage is unable so to impart the secret that tsaddik's mind shall really embrace it.
"Even from the grave the tsaddik (saint) works good," said the pious master-bootmaker.
As he completes his testimony another change comes over him; and tsaddik, kissing the closing eyelids, leaves his master to die.
tsaddik, the scholar, well versed in the Targums, was foremost in urging the adoption of this expedient.
tsaddik has, however, missed the right solution of the problem.