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THE MAGIC WAND

that surrounded him than the untaught sailor could see. Ariel and Caliban, spirits of air and earth, with all the elves and sprites that made the place a fairy realm, are only symbols. They merely express the truth that, through the magic power of knowledge, the thousand forms of nature that surround us become full of meaning, enrich our lives, and open our eyes to a world unseen by those who lack this power. Through this same power even the past lives for us, and from it we gain inspiration and guidance. Through it our experience is broadened so that we live more lives than one. We are not alone when we walk in the forest; the flowers, the birds, the shy little animals that dwell there are our friends. We are not shut in by the tasks of every day, limited by the path from home to store or school or shop; for we may take journeys at will to remote places and times. We have the seven-league boots of the fairy tale, by which to bring in rich gains of experience, widening our knowledge, and with it increasing our power.over life.
'Last of all, the Magic Wand of Reading brings Pleasure. There is the 'enjoyment that is ours when we come upon a good story and forget ourselves and all our, affairs in the adventures which we take part ;in through our books. There is the pleasure that beauty brings-the beauty of nature, the beauty of language, the 'beauty that is caught by the poet or the dramatist or the weavei of tales and held for us until we too may drink it in. There is the pleasure of wholesome laughter, the pleasure that spring's from knowing interesting people whom we meet in books, the pleasure of travel through imagination in distant scenes and times. For the delight of the young lovers, Prospero called forth a rich spectacle, so that a wonderful drama was acted before their eyes. What had, a moment before, been merely a grassy place set against a background of tall trees, became a stage peopled with fairies and goddesses whose beauty delighted the eyes and thrilled the hearts of those who saw. And, in a twinkling it was gone, and nothing remained but the grassy place and the tall trees. So, by the Magic Wand of Reading you, too, like Prospero, may turn the firelight of your room into the

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