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A Beautiful Sentiment

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-Sliortly 3ctoro (ha fiepanure ot the lamenteü H tibor fór Indi, he preached a sermón ivliich conUuuud tlns beautii'ul illustration: "Lifo bcars us on like a strcam of a mighty r'.vur. Ou boat at first glïdes down tbe narrow channel - tbrough the plajful niijnnuring oi the littlc broo'i ;nd tbc winding of its gijfty borders. - T!io trees ehed Uieir blossoina over our ybung hed'ds, tlio flowêra pn tlio brink sporn to offer tliemsolves to the juung hands; we are happy in hope, and we grasp eagerly at the beauty around us - but the Btream hurries on,' and still our hands are einpty. Our course in youth and manhoge! is a' deeper and vild,ar flood, amid obje.ets more striking and magnificent. Wü aro animafed nt the moving picture tiiid enjoymenta and industry pajging us; wa are escited at fami short liy ed di-appoiutinent. The st: eam bears us on, nul our joys and griefa are aljke ] e ft, behind us We may be shipwreeked, but wp cannot be dt'layed ; whether rough or sinooth, the rivor luistens to its home, tili the roar ol' the oceuu is i) oi}r ears, and the tossing of' the wayes is bcuealh our t'üet, and the land Ie6sene fyoil) our oyes, and the fluods tre lif ed ijp around us, and we tuko our leave of carth and its inhabitants, until of futuro voyago tfljere ir the iüSniti


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Michigan Argus