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THE TEMPERING

"I don't know whose hand hung Hesperus in the sky, and fixed the Dog Star, and scattered the shining dust o f Heaven, and fired the sun, and froze the darkness between the lonely worlds that spin in space.
" The world flies through the night towards the morning.
" Oh Universe, so far beyond human understanding! I know that a thousand worlds may grow cold and die between two of your unending heart-beats. I know that all the sciences and philosophies of man-all his findings and seekings-all his discoveries and inspirations-are like flashes o f a mighty, misty panorama seen through a chink in a rushing train.
" I know that man, in his little space o f time, may catch only a glimpse of Truth, like the last desperate glance at heaven of a lost wayfarer falling into an abyss.
" I know that suns wane and earths perish. But I also know that I can see the light of dead and forgotten stars.
" I am lost in awe at your beauty, immeasurable Universe! Yet I am not afraid o f you, and so I know that between the handful of grey slime in my head, with which I think and plan, and the threads o f my nerves which miraculously tie my thoughts to my eyes and lips and fingers, there is something more. It is something that is Man's. It is a Soul.
" About this I cannot reason. I do not know. I believe that the soul o f Man cannot die. I do not know what it is, or why it is, or how it comes, or where it may go. It made the beast-shaped dawn-man conquer his instinctive terror o f the elements. It looks out of

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