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If you mount too high above your time, your ears are little better off than if you" sink'too deep'below it. The pain •Is. the same.—Jean Paul Richter. "I said, 'Let me walk in the fields.' -"He said, 'Go work in the town.' "I said, 'There are no flowers there.' <:He said, 'No flowers, but a crown.' " .■'■•> —George Macdonald. 'It has often baen pointed out that; ■when certain characters- are wanted. 4hey .-inevitably appear. When the i hour strikes; the man arrives. There is j alv-ays harmony s between the special]

gifts of individuals and the requirements of his time. A Dante is not produced when history requires a Luther. Philosophical and contemplative natures are not produced when history requires practical and heroic natures. .

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THOUGHTS FOR-THE DAY., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8809, 4 March 1914

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THOUGHTS FOR-THE DAY. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8809, 4 March 1914

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