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from all hut piety, which attach the dull men and things we know to the First Cause? These pass- ing fifteen minutes, men think, are time, not eter- nit ' ; are low and suhaltern, are but hope or mem- ory ; that is, the way to or the way _fr0m welfare, That interpreter shall guide us from a menial and elee-


This mendicant

but not welfare. Can he show their tie? mosynary‘ existence into riches and stability. (lignifies the place where he is. America, this cilrious, peering, itinerant, imitative America, studious of Grreece and Rome, of Eng- land and (icrmany, will take off its dusty shoes, will take off its glazed traveller's-cap and sit at


world has no such landscape, the aeons of history

home with repose and deep joy on its face.

no such hour, the future no equal second opportu-

nity. Now let poets sing! now let arts unfold l

One more view remains. But life is good only when it is magical and musical, a perfect timing and consent, and when we do not anatomize it. You must treat the days respectfully, you must be a day yourself, and not interrogate it like a college professor. The world is enigmatical, everything said, and everything knoxvn or done, -——and must “Te must be

at the top of our condition to understand anything

not be taken literallyg but genially.

rightly. You must hear the bird’s song without

attempting to render it into nouns and verbs. Can-