Extracts from Letters

[Several letters have been received offering various opinions in regard to the authorship of the poem "Leave it with Him" published in the Sentinel of May 3. The following letter is therefore of great interest.—Editor.]

"In reading the Sentinel of May 3d I noticed the poem 'Leave it with Him,' and your note in regard to it, and am glad to say that I can give you the name of the author. The lines were written by my father, Rev. Edmund B. Miner, about thirty years ago, as near as I can recollect, and were published in some paper under his name. From time to time he added to and revised them. My mother, now past eighty years of age, is living, and I am sure she will be much gratified to know that you have honored his work by publishing it. Personally I feel it to be a great honor that our beloved Leader, Mrs. Eddy, should have selected these lines as being worthy to be printed in the Sentinel.

"I am a member of Fifth Church of Christ, Scientist, of this city."

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The Kindly Seed
July 5, 1919

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