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It is hard in such a presentation to measure the work of individuals. Most of the cast reflected excellent training in a smoothness and continuity of acting unusual among amateurs, and showed real originality of conception But in retrospect single figures are lost in the memory of brilliant masses. One left this performance of the Passion Play with the lasting impression that an old manuscript, precious through its jewel like illustrations, had been slowly unrolled before one's eyes.

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the inauguration of a new enterprise started by Italy, the Fiera Navigante, or Sea-Traveling Fair.

For Italy the development and extension of foreign markets is a necessity. Hence a group of Italian · merchants recently developed a plan for-á commercial crusade. They proposed to load a ship with samples of their wares, taking them to Tunis, Algiers, Tangier, Lisbon, Barcelona, Marseilles, and so home-a voyage of about 2,700 miles. The buyers and merchants at each of these ports, and in the hinterland, will be asked to come aboard and inspect the goods shown. Sales from these samples are to be reported back by wireless.

The price of a passenger's ticket is PART OF A SCENE FROM THE PASSION PLAY-THE HIGH PRIESTS DEMAND THE LIFE OF CHRIST 5,000 lire-about a thousand dollars to

an Italian, but to an American $250 at for the University of Santa Clara, Cali- impression. At extreme right and left present rates of exchange. fornia, and since then presented twice in rose a high dais reached by broad white The Italian Government gave

its this country, in 1914 and 1917, in Buf- steps and surmounted by a golden Roman tion to the plan, and the King put it on . falo. The recent performance under the chair flanked by two slender ebony pedes- a practical basis by donating the royal direction of Mr. Eric Snowden, for years tals. Between each dais and the wide yacht Trinacria (the Greek name for a member of Sir Herbert Tree's com- proscenium one caught through a rounded Sicily), a commodious vessel of 9,000 pany, was given in the open air on an gray stucco arch a glimpse of the bright tons. All parts of it are utilized for immense stage by several hundred actors, awnings of an Oriental street. The ac- exhibition purposes ; each exhibitor may and these elements all helped to make its tion, almost continuous, was evenly appor- reserve one or more cubic spaces. The distinctive character that of a great spec- tioned among these settings,

these settings, the most products must come in boxes not above tacle.

important parts of course taking place certain dimensions. For those products But no mere pageant could have had within the proscenium in the center. exceeding ordinary dimensions, like mothe peculiar quality of those succes- It has been said that the figure of tors and other machines, motion pictures sive gorgeous stage pictures. Before the Christ nowhere appeared before the audi- on board will tell the story. The yacht end of the second scene the spectator ence. By various means, however, his is now ready to leave. suddenly found himself thinking, “ This occasional presence was shown--a light America proposes to try the same thing is no play that I am looking at—this is shining behind an interposing crowd, on a larger scale. On August 6 the Shipa mediæval illuminated copy of the Gos- shadows of palm branches cast on white ping Board sold the old Kronprinz of the pels." There was the same gleaming and house fronts, and shouts of Hosannah North German Lloyd to a syndicate of sharp contrast of color, the intensely rising to the windows of the council merchants and promoters for a similar dezotional spirit that lifts the old pic- chamber where one could see Caiaphas and use to that which the Italians are going tures of the monks into a sort of rarefied the Jewish elders watching the triumphal to use the Trinacria, “movies" included. atmosphere, the same static effect of large procession in the street below. And,

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But instead of the more modest Italian groups held in delicate but inexorable finally, with tremendous effect the upper voyage, the Kronprinz under a new name symmetry. The balanced arrangement part of a massive cross rising and sink- will visit no less than forty countries, of the stage itself was the basis of this ing amid glittering Roman spear-points the trip occupying eleven months of

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1921. The price of a passenger's ticket, WHERE POLAND STANDS ritory in order to forestall the forthcomit is said, will be $10,000.

ing avowed Bolshevist invasion, there As in Italy, so here the enterprise bas NCE more America finds her own arose in Russia a call to the orthodox of the Government's sanction. The project liberty made safer by the bravery the Russian Church to defend their reis specially timely in view of our estab

of a small European country. Six ligion against the onslaught of the Polish lishment of a great mercantile marine years ago it was Belgium. To-day it is Roman Catholics. fleet. Of what use would that be if we Poland.

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of the leaders of had not markets?

While the Poles, ill armed, ill fed, and Russia is concerned, the war is a Bolsh

ill governed, have been resisting, with evist war upon the present social order THE WEALTH OF SWITZERLAND despair succeeded by hope, the invasion and an attempt to find union with GerT was recently announced that Ger

of the Russian troops directed by a many for the sake of exploding Europe; many had by treaty agreed to de

Bolshevist government, we Americans but as far as thousands upon thousands liver forty thousand tons of coal a

are living in the same sense of security of those in the Russian army are conmonth to Switzerland. This is remarka

that we had in 1914 when the Belgians cerned, the war is a war between the ble at a time when Germany com

were resisting the invasion of the Ger- Slars of the Eastern Church against the plains that she cannot deliver coal to

Slavs of the Western Church. man troops. If Belgium by some miracle

had then succeeded in driving those France, as she has sworn by treaty to do.

Moreover, the ancient desire of Russia But why should Switzerland buy coal ?

German troops back into German terri- for Constantinoplesurvives theold régime. Her area is but half the size of the State tory and had been able to go on and That is not and never was a merely comof Maine, and yet in her small domain occupy Berlin, we should have been mercial desire. It is also religious. That

branch of the Eastern Church which is there are water-power resources of no less spareu, together with the rest of the than 2,700,000 horse-power-enough to

world, unmeasured pain and loss. Can known as the Russian Orthodox regards run all her trains, turn every factory

we imagine, under such circumstances, itself as the true inheritor of the holy city wheel, light and heat all her houses, and

the British Government protesting that of Constantinople, which once rivaled perform every other electrical function.

it had no intention of aiding Belgium ? Rome as the ecclesiastical center of According to information furnished in

Can we imagine an American Govern- Christendom. The recent news that the connection with the borrowing here at ment lecturing Belgium on the advisa- Bolsheviki have found a way through

Armenia to contact with the Turkish per cent of $25,000,000 by the Swiss bility of keeping well within her ethnoGovernment, the Swiss are likely to

graphic frontier ? Yet now, when Poland nationalists indicates not only the great do all these things in the near future,

stands in much the same position as danger of an alliance between Bolshevism and thus to become the first country to Belgium stood in 1914, resisting a des- and Mohammedanism, but even

the chance for a reawakening of the equip all its public services with elec- potism as relentless and unscrupulous as tricity.

that of William the Second, the British religious desire of the Russian common The proceeds of this particular loan

Government proclaims that it does not people for the recovery of Constantinople are to be used in the United States in

intend to lift a hand in aid of Poland, and to the Eastern Church.

the American Government warns Poland preparing for the electrification of the

It is a strange group of conflicting inGovernment railway system of Switzer

that she must not go beyond the imagi- terests, conflicting passions, conflicting land. The utilization of water power will nary lines that are supposed to distin- doctrines, that seems to be working to

ward an alliance to a common end. Bolsheffect large economies by substituting guish the true home of the Poles from

the home of their near relations. hydroelectric power for the fuel which

evism is seeking a junction with GerSwitzerland now has to buy at exorbitant

In spite of Polish victories which have many for the sake of making Germany

driven the Bolshevist invaders back, the Bolshevist. Germany is seeking a junction rates. Incidentally it may be stated that the Swiss railways owned by the Govern

security of the Polish barrier, which sepa- with Russia for the sake of making Rus

rates Bolshevist Russia from Pan-Germent have had an excellent record ; in

sia a treasure-house for Germany. Rusnormal years they have shown a substan

manist Germany, is by no means assured. sian peasants, naturally anti-Bolshevist, Etial profit in excess of the annual require

If the Poles had been fighting only those are lending themselves in a measure to ments for interest and sinking funds.

who are distinctly Bolshevist, their task the Bolshevist aim by trying to beat down

would have been heavy enough ; but the the Polish barrier because the Poles are Indeed, all Government operations in Switzerland have enjoyed high financial

Poles have not been fighting a purely Roman Catholics. Bolshevist Russia is credit, as is proper when we consider that

Bolshevist army. The Russian troops seeking a union with the Turks in order Switzerland, the oldest and yet most pro

that have been engaged in the attempt to to make a common cause against the free gressive of Republics, has for over six

crush Poland have been fighting, not nations of Europe. Turkey is seeking a hundred years enjoyed the respect of the

only under the red flag of Bolshevism, union with Bolshevism for the sake of whole civilized world.

but under the three-colored flag of na- releasing herself from the restraints imtionalist Russia.

posed upon her after defeat. Anti

The Bolshevist leaders would not have Bolshevist and anti-Mohammedan people THE CONTRIBUTORS' GALLERY

lasted in Russia as long as they have if of Russia are lending themselves to this NDER this heading, there appears they had had to depend solely upon those plan because by this means access may be

elsewhere in this issue a column of who were loyal to purely Bolshevist doc- open to the ancient seat of their church. personal information about the authors trines. The Bolshevist leaders have shown No greater danger to the free peoples of contributed articles in this issue. This their skill by using in the furtherance of of the world could be conceived than a column will hereafter be a regular feature. their own schemes the Russian peasants'

their own schemes the Russian peasants' union of Russia, Germany, and Islam, At times it will wrest the mask of modesty religious devotion and the Russian peo- and at present one of the chief physical from the shrinking author. But it is ple's patriotism. The fact that the Bolsh- obstacles to that union is a free and indeagreed at the outset that the column will eviki are in theory and in purpose hostile pendent Poland. not be “ blurbily "conducted. With what both to religion and to patriotism does Obviously, the Poles cannot stand neat euphony and merry splash it was not prevent their using those forces for against both Russia and Germany, and that

some wag dropped that word their own ends. It so happened that when unless Poland is supported by the free “blurb ” into the vocabulary!

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to lose her independence or else buy it Facts are that I wrote Haiti's constitu

THE OTHER FELLOW from Russia or Germany. That, we may

tion myself, and, if I do say it, I think guess, is what Pilsudski, Poland's Presiit a pretty good constitution.

HAT slaves we are to form and dent, may have been planning all this Mr. Roosevelt refers in his statement

convention !” exclaimed the time to do. There are many Poles, to Haiti, San Domingo, Panama, Cuba,

Young-Old Philosopher, stopthemselves not pro-German, who would and certain other Central and South ping in to call again the other morning. not hesitate to make any arrangement American countries not easily identifiable. “Here it is midsummer, yet I see men with Germany that would insure Poland's We can imagine fewer statements coming walking the streets—those streets that independence. The pressure on Poland, froin a responsible public man better cal- are like bakers' ovens- with waistcoats therefore, is not only from each side, but culated to arouse hostility among our tightly buttoned, and suits of wool, when also from within. Englanld refuses to lift southern neighbors, or more surely calcu- they might go vestless and in linen or a finger to help her, and America now

lated to destroy faith in America's dis- crash.” lifts a finger only to shake it at her. interested desire to aid the smaller re- “ But we're all afraid of the other

This is the situation in Eastern Europe publics of the western hemisphere. fellow," we answered, hoping to make to-day, and it will continue to be the situ

out a tiny case for poor humanity. ation whatever concessions Poland may

“And why?” he asked. “What is it AN IMPORTANT ISSUE secure from the Soviet Government at

that makes us foolishly timorous ? The Moscow. The League of Nations, which Have just finished reading the edi- young girl who, in August, persists in was offered to Poland, as well as France,

torial,“ An Important Issue,” and some- wearing a fur-piece about her throat, in the place of a secure military frontier,

how feel that you have sidestepped a real

fears, I suppose, that if she leaves it off her

issue and presented one not real. B. has proved powerless to help Poland. It

neighbors will think her suddenly impov

I am not sure that I would not rather seems to us idle in the face of these facts

trust the liberties of the country in the

erished. Is there no common sense left to talk about Polish imperialism. The hands of a President than in a knot of

among us? only imperialism which the world has to Senators.

H.

“ Alas !” he went on, for I could say fear is that against which Poland is one HE question whether we will give nothing, knowing how right he was, of the world's necessary defenses.

our sanction to the claim of the toil and spin through a certain number

President, indorsed by the Demo- of hours each day, losing, in our mad

cratic party and by its Presidential can- rush for the almighty dollar, those spirA VICE-PRESIDENTIAL

didate, Mr. Cox, that the President has itual contacts so necessary to our develDISAPPOINTMENT power to control our foreign affairs opment. When the week-end comes, we THEN Mr. Franklin Roosevelt was absolutely” is probably the most im- dash, most of us, to some crowded beach

because the other fellow leads the way !nominated for Vice-President on

portant issue in the present election.
the Democratic ticket, there were
In a country possessing representative

and broil and burn in the sun when we both within and without his party lative body to decide what the Nation

government it is the function of the legis might be in a quieter place, cool and many

comfortable. I have seen people faint in who believed that his nomination was

shall do; it is the business of the Execu- railway stations in their wild pursuit of

; politically wise and justified by his record.

tive to do what the legislative body has pleasure, so called, and I have pitied the The Outlook has no desire to retract directed. In Roman history the powers

lack of imagination that dares to name a anything which it has said concerning Mr. Roosevelt's splendid achievements as

of the Senate gradually passed over to the sheep-like waiting in line for a ticket a Assistant Secretary of the Navy during became an absolute despotism. In English proceedings is only one of its many dis

Emperor ; and the Roman government form of joy. The lack of privacy in such the war. That record is a completed history the power of the King gradually

comforts; and the shocking pushing and book, and one of which any man might passed over to the House of Commons ; shoving of an otherwise normal mortal be proud to be the author. the King still nominally appoints the

has often made me wonder about our We are beginning to wonder, howPrime Minister ; but he now always ap

natural instincts. To have some regard ever, whether the attainment of the

points as Prime Minister one who has for one's neighbor—that seems to me one nomination for the Vice-Presidency has been selected by the party in control in

of the fundamental principles in all steadied the judgment of the ex-Assistant

the House of Commons; and England ethical teaching; but the only regard we Secretary of the Navy; In his campaign has become probably the most democratic have, nowadays, is a fear of what the speeches, as reported by the daily press, Mr. Roosevelt certainly does not appear

country on the globe-in some important other fellow will think of us unless we go

respects more democratic than America. to advantage.

here and there, along with him, in desper

The election of Mr. Cox, nominated ately beaten tracks, too pitifully foolish to He has joined Governor Cox in loose

by the influence of Tammany Hall poli- follow our own impulses. charges that the Republicans intended to

ticians, and pledged to continue the forbuy the election by the use of huge cam

“To appear very busy-about nothpaign funds. We have seen no adequate other step toward the Roman goal. The eign policy of Mr. Wilson, means an- ing--that seems to be the desideratum of

your average man. To take a charming

. proof of these charges. And now Mr. Roosevelt has uttered, ac

election of Mr. Harding, nominated by house in the country, and then instantly

the influence of a Senate committee and to motor away from it; to leave its velvet cording to despatches from Butte, Montana, pledged to carry on the Government in lawns, and green, refreshing trees, for the the following defense of the League plan: harmony with the Senate, is another step crowded highways where the sun beats The Republicans are playing a shell toward the English goal.

down and the murmur of other madmen's game on the American people; they are still busy circulating the story that Eng

The next step which the Nation takes whirring is loud in the land—that is land has six votes to America's one.

in this election may be more important what thousands of Americans do every It is just the other way. As a matter

in its influence on the destiny of America year. They will fill their country drawingof fact, the United States has about and on the well-being of the world than

any

kind of folk in order to twelve votes in the assembly. Until last

the determination of the question on what make an impression on Mrs. So-and-so, week I had two of them myself, and now Secretary Daniels has them. You know,

terms and conditions and with what limi. down the lane, who perhaps has been I have had something to do with the

tations and reservations it will enter into able to corral only four guests, while they running of a couple of little republics. fellowship with other nations.

(chuckles of delight !) have ten. I have

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One
group

breeds the other, you see-a natural progression ; and, the process once started, there seems to be no stopping it.

“ Pitiful ? Of course. To stay in town next corner, whether the shutters were up for the summer, even if one cannot afford at your abode or not. And why should to go away—unthinkable! What would

you care what he thinks, anyhow! You the other fellow say!

are the other fellow to some one; and you And there it is in a nutshell—the know, as well as I do, how little you other fellow, eternally; a fear of him and amount to !” his stupid opinions. For he is the kind With which polite statement the who would forget, since he as no more Young-Old Philosopher took his leave, a brains than you, as soon as he turned the smile upon his lips. ·

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AST week some five thousand yet their need to have the nearest thing wish that the Navy Club go on?” Their

gobs," from the American fleet possible to home. What better influence opinion_was voiced by Captain Robin

that is now in the harbor, visited can they have than a club which they " There have been hundreds and New York City every day.

can call their own, where they have hundreds of boys saved right here. You “You can buy the movies and the their own committees to make house don't know it. They don't know it. Their theaters, but you can't buy a home.” So rules; a club paid for by the members mothers will never know it. But we said one of them.

and free from all unnecessary restraint officers know it must go on, for the sake “Gee! We had a glorious time last and regulation ; a club to provide home of our boys and the Navy." night," said another.

environment with sleeping and canteen Housing was then found at 13-15 East “What was the play ?” he was asked. facilities for men on liberty; a refuge Forty-first Street.

“Why, we didn't go to the theater at from the street; a safeguard against dis- The present activity of the Club has all. It was too wonderful where we were. ease; a place providing beds and meals been concentrated on the visit of the Mrs. asked whether we wanted to at reasonable prices; a headquarters for fleet, so that not one boy will have to go to the theater or stay where we were, men where they can find their mail, meet walk the streets at night if it can be and we all wanted to stay."

their friends, ascertain what is going on, prevented. And that to him means not Sixty per cent of the present gobs are even to which they can bring their trou only having a comfortable bed to sleep in younger

than has hitherto been the case. bles ?-in other words, a kind of repair but protection to his health and morals. They come from afar, for the most part shop and home.

Who is not moved to help the Navy from Western and Southern homes—little Accordingly in July, 1917, the Navy Club in its $700,000 “drive” for buildcountry towns. While they are waiting for Club was started for the enlisted men of ing and endowment purposes ? Its reve. their ships or when the ships come back the Navy and Marine Corps. A floor of nue from its canteen and dormitories and the boys are given shore liberty.

an office building on Fifth Avenue was dues covers most of its running expenses, Movies are surely interesting; but after taken. The crowd grew. Eight hundred but it needs adequate and permanent the movies, what next?

to three thousand men came in every day. headquarters. It has cared for It is right there where something good So another floor was taken.

eight hundred thousand men. Who will should face something bad. It is right there

There was

never any drunkenness not be moved to send some check, no where those who stand for the some- there. There was no disorderly element. matter how small, to the Club's treasurer, thing good ” should realize the need of When the war came to an end, officers Edward C. Delafield, Navy Club, 13-15 these boys for absorbing recreation and of the Navy were asked: “Is it your East Forty-first Street, New York City ?

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hair shirts under their drabs and grays. three years of professional education, and upon the following story of the con- Beauty in garments worn to gratify it is not improbable that some educational

version of Jacopone da Todi, a the love of beauty may be as legitimate society or some benevolent friend will Franciscan monk of the thirteenth cen- as beauty in paintings, sculpture, or provide the necessary funds for his suptury:

architecture. But beneath beautiful gar- port. At the end of the three years he The story is that Jacopone's young

ments worn “to show off and crush rivals will find a parish which will insure him, wife, whom he passionately loved, was

with superior splendor” there is, I sus- not perhaps a comfortable support, but a fatally injured by the collapse of a plat- pect, always a hair shirt.

possible livelihood. He can marry at once form at a marriage feast. She was

A multi-millionaire once said to me, and get a home and be reasonably sure of magnificently dressed, as he wished “Dr. Abbott, you doubtless have ob- a position in the community. As a lawher always to be, but when her splendid served that millionaires rarely laugh." yer or a doctor he will have to earn public robes were taken off for treatment, or I had not observed that fact, for I have respect; as a minister it will be accorded in preparation for the grave, it was found that this fair young woman wore

not any such acquaintance with million- to him.

aires as would have enabled me to ob- But he will find in his profession a hair a hair shirt. She had taught him his lesson—the vanity of all earthly things

serve it. He himself was a merry soul, shirt which he will wear but his congre—and henceforth he essayed to conform

who had a contagious laugh, and his gation will not see. his life to it.

principal care when I knew him was to Not merely will his income be too small

get rid of his superfluous wealth in such to provide for his reasonable desires for Formerly hair shirts were worn as a a way as would do the least evil to soci- himself and his loved ones, not merely voluntary act of self-sacrifice and were ety and the greatest good to the greatest will his opportunity for a change to a regarded as a symbol and an expression number. To do good and not harm by larger field and a better salary probably of peculiar sanctity. We still wear them, gifts of money is no easy task.

be denied to him, not only will he not but now they are imposed on us, not But I have known enough of success- improbably find himself with few or no chosen by us. They still indicate “the ful business men to be quite sure that literary or scholarly companions in his vanity of all earthly things,” but they the hair shirt is a more common garment parish and he himself shut out by an no longer indicate the sanctity of the than most of us suppose. We hear a invisible and impenetrable wall from con

good deal of profiteers, and doubtless genial companions who are in the comThe same article which told this story there are Shylocks willing to coin money munity but not in his church, not only of his bride gave from Jacopone's re- out of their neighbor's misfortune. But will his profession, if he is conscientious, cently published biography a picture of to one such profiteer there are, I am sure, impel him to be the friend of the ignothe fashionable society of his time. Jaco- scores of captains of industry who during rant, the uncultured, and the uncongenial, pone tells how the fine ladies “decked

the past six years have been hard at but he will have experiences in his church themselves bravely to allure the eyes of work by day and lying awake by night,

work by day and lying awake by night, which will lead him at times to say to his all men—with adornments which were perplexed if not tormented by the prob- wife, My dear, I sometimes think that the merest 'make up.'”

lem how they can so adjust their busi- the Lord's patience must be more tried They wore high heels, like the “donne

ness to the constantly changing business by the saints than by the sinners. He will contigiate” of Cacciaguida, and hid

conditions as to involve the least possible find in his church a doubting Thomas them with trailing robes; they rouged damage to the employees who are de- who is determined not to believe; an if they were pale, and used washes if pendent upon them for their livelihood. ambitious James and John more eager to they were dark—to the damnation of Cræsus has not the lazy and luxurious see what they can get out of their church many. The rich bands of hair upon time which so many attribute to him. connections than what service they can their heads never grew there. They

The strongest argument for the democ- render ; polish their faces with pomades; they

render; an impulsive but unreliable racy of industry is not that it would di- Peter, eager in professions of loyalty but shape their noses. They say they do it all for their husbands. They do not. It

vide more evenly the rewards of industry, hesitating and timid in practice ; and not is to attract others, or to a show off”

but that it would divide more evenly the impossibly a highly influential Judas who and crush rivals with superior splendor heavy responsibilities of wealth.

is ready to sell out his principles if he can and perhaps with poisonous words.

If there is any profession which might get a good price for them. He will get

be thought immune from the necessity of more compliments for his sermons than This reads very much like a picture of wearing a hair shirt it would be that of evidences of a changed life, and he will modern “high society." Fashion is the

the ministry ; but it is a garment that is want evidences of a changed life, not comsame cruel and mocking mistress in all often worn beneath the preacher's frock pliments. Often he will say of his hearages of the world. The fine dresses vary coat.

ers what Jesus said to his hearers, “ Why infinitely, but beneath them is worn the A young man graduates from college is it that ye do not understand ?” And same hair shirt. Thackeray with no at twenty-two. If he goes into medicine, sometimes he will wonder, as Jesus somegentle hand in “ Vanity Fair" tears law, or engineering, he must devote three times wondered, whether there is any off the disguising robes from the mas- or four years to professional study and faith on the earth. In short, he will often queraders ; Maria Edgeworth, three or four more to apprentice work in be called upon, like Ezekiel, to preach to preacher than artist, discloses the hair his profession before he can earn enough a valley of dry bones, but, unlike Ezekiel, shirt beneath the fine dresses that she to support a family. He will be fortunate he will get from the dry bones no response may point the moral; Jane Austen

if he can marry before he is thirty years to his preaching gently disarranges the concealing gar- of age. And unless his father can support I suspect that we all have to wear at ments just enough to give us a glimpse him during this prolonged preparatory times a hair shirt, and that the problem of the hair shirt which they cover. period, he must beg, borrow, or for us is, not how to get rid of it, but Must we then discard all beauties, all money for his support and for an expen

how to make it minister to our humility, flowers and jewels, all silks and satins, sive education.

our patience, and our human sympathy and go in drabs and grays ? No! I sus- But if he goes into the ministry the with others who, unknown to us, are pect the Quaker ladies sometimes wore theological seminary will give him his wearing a similar garment.

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