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Gladness and Gain

From the February 12, 1916 issue of the Christian Science Sentinel


Among Old Testament worthies there is no more interesting figure than that of David, the story of whose youth is a romance, of his manhood a tragedy, of his old age an epic. At his best he was venerated and loved by his own people and honored and feared by all the nations about him, and when he went down it was with a crash such as when a monarch of the forest measures its giant greatness upon the ground.