To the ordinary man, puzzled by the riddles of physical...

Stroud (England) News

To the ordinary man, puzzled by the riddles of physical existence, Christian Science is sooner or later presented. He may be sympathetic, he may be antagonistic, or he may be as indifferent as a Laodicean, but he has before him a phenomenon which is arresting the attention of the civilized world, and, if he is wise, he will put it aside and say nothing, or he will investigate it. If he decides upon investigation, it will entail the effort not merely to master the theory but to demonstrate it. He will find that he is being led not the study of disease, but the study of health; not to the dissection of evil, but to the realization of good. He will find that he is incessantly striving to put off the old man and to put on the new. He will find that the qualification for success lies not "in the wisdom of this world" expressed in "enticing words," but in that self-surrender in the pursuit of truth in which he may learn how "old things are passed away; behold, all things are become new."

His feelings can perhaps be most happily expressed in the words with which Keats opened Chapman's

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