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A POPULAR PREACHER : MAXIMUS 'I'YRIUS

audacious in success, incompetent in failure ; greedy of life while they call the dead happy ; censuring war and incapable of peace ; abject in servitude and rash in freedom ; uncontrolled in democracy and timid in despotism ; eager for children and indifferent when they had them ; praying to God as though He could help them and despising Him as though He could not ; afraid of His punishments and perjuring themselves as though He did not exist.
This noble many-sided life I shall compare to a noisome prison where unhappy mortals are confined in a dark corner, their feet loaded with iron, a heavy collar round their necks and grievous fetters on their hands, foul, half-strangled, groaning. With time and habit they come to devise alleviations in their prison life ; sometimes they get drunk, sing confusedly, and indulge in the pleasures of food and love, though fear and mistrust and the thought of their misery do not allow them quietly to sate themselves : and you can hear in each prison chamber
Weeping and song and groans and cries of Paean.
The other life I should compare to that of men who live in a clear light, with hands and feet unbound, able to turn their heads in any direction, raising their eyes to the risen sun and seeing the stars, distinguishing night from day, waiting on the seasons, feeling the breeze, inhaling a free and fresh air. They have neither the chains of those prisoners nor their delights, neither drunkenness nor sexual pleasure nor gluttony nor weeping nor cries of Paean nor songs nor sobs nor satietyonly the plain existence of a delicate and refined palate. Which of these pictures shall we approve, which life shall we pity, which shall we choose ? The prison life with its confusion, its uncertainty, its bait of bitter and pitiable pleasures,
Where was wailing of men and praying ? Nay, poor soul ; not so.

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