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PART IV - THE EAST
CHAPTER I - SALUTE TO THE ORIENT!

inspired by devils, which had led him on through sin after sin -for this.
` Then as he glowered upon that fruit of evil the pulse of the barren life grew faint and fainter, the cord more languid in its twistings. . . .'
And he awakes to learn with relief that she is dead. Besotted by love, he was asking for a twisting cord, a heaving box, for a hideous stirring of skin and bone. ' Man prays for evil as he prays for good, for man is without understanding.' The infidel science of the West has failed, and he buries his daughter calmly. But in his absence the hospital is attacked ; the Circassians believe that the doctor has murdered the girl, and they murder the doorkeeper in revenge. Shems-ud-din is arrested with them and condemned to death. At this point the son intervenes. He can hold back no longer, though it is still shame rather than love that impels him. He telegraphs to his uncle, who is now Grand Vizier at Constantinople, and the miscarriage of justice is averted. But Shemsud-din is beyond minding. He receives his son's repentance tenderly, because it is part of the Mercy of God, but with indifference, because he can no longer attach himself to any earthly creature. He goes back to his desert town and leads the life of a saint. Thither, after an interval, the son follows him, for his repentence is permanent. Hither, some day, wearied of honours and infamy, will his brother also follow him. They will dwell in the House of Islam instead of in the House of Strife, and they will meditate upon the littleness of man, all whose activities are but as a speck on the ocean of God's mercy, and whose schemes for power and for length of days are equally vain.
This solemn and beautiful book has indeed the effect of a gesture. It is an avowal of faith. ' Life is good,' runs its creed, 'but only good when it imitates the Divine Attributes. Life is not great, God alone is great.' To the West, attracted by the promises of science on the one hand and of Christianity on the other, it seems a meagre creed. We cannot translate Shems-uddin into an Anglican clergyman who retires to his country parish ; the latter, though equally a saint, would develop differently, because to him God would be fundamentally Love. God is not Love in the East. He is Power, although Mercy may temper it. Of this power, in any solemn moment, the Oriental becomes

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