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“ [326] his apologetic wobbly vindication of the Church of Rome, and the sound and firm faith of Thomas Hill.”

October 2. Mr. Fitzhugh Whitehouse, having left here a copy of my ‘From Sunset Ridge’ for me to furnish with a ‘sentiment,’ I indited the following:--

From Sunset Ridge we view the evening sky,
Blood red and gold, defeat and victory;
If in the contest we have failed or won,
'T was ours to live, to strive and so pass on.

October 5.... To Peace Congress, where Albert Smiley was presiding. A wonderful feature came in the person of a Hindu religionist, who came to plead the cause of the Thibetan Llama. He said that the Thibetans are not fighting people: are devoted to religious contemplation, prayer, and spiritual life. He spoke valorously of the religions in the East as by far the most ancient. ‘You call us heathen, but we don't call you heathen’ ; a good point. He concluded by giving to the assemblage a benediction in the fashion of his own religion. It was chanted in a sweet, slightly musical strain, ending with the repetition of a word which he said meant ‘peace.’ So much was said about peace that I had to ask leave for a word, and spoke of justice as that without which peace cannot be had.... I said:--

Mr. President and dear friends, assembled in the blessed cause of Peace, let me remind you that there is one word even more holy than peace, namely, justice. It is anterior in our intellectual perceptions. The impulse which causes men to contend against injustice is a divine one, deeply implanted in the human

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