The stars against the tyrant fought” “June 23. Kept within doors by the damp weather. Read in William James's book, ‘Varieties of Religious Experience.’ ... Had a strange fatigue-a restlessness in my brain.” “June 25.... The James book which I finished yesterday left in my mind a painful impression of doubt; a God who should be only my better self, or an impersonal pervading influence. These were suggestions which left me very lonely and forlorn. To-day, as I thought it all over, the God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob seemed to come back to me; the God of Christ, and his saints and martyrs. I said to myself: ‘Let me be steeped in the devotion of the Psalms, and of Paul's Epistles!’ I took up Coquerel's sermons on the Lord's Prayer, simple, beautiful, positive. . ..” “July 30. Oak Glen. Rose at 6.15 A. M. and had good ”
In famous days of old;
The stars in freedom's banner wrought
Shall the wide earth enfold.
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