I have felt so unrelated to this sphere, that it has not been hard for me to be true.
Also, I do not believe in Society.
I feel that every man must struggle with these enormous ills.
in some way, in every age; in that of Moses, or Plato, or Angelo, as in our own. So it has not moved me much to see my time so corrupt, but it would if I were in a false position.
——went out to his farm yesterday, full of cheer, as one who doeth a deed with sincere good will.
He has shown a steadfastness produce a kingly type it was, that clothed itself with power as Brahma or Osiris, that gave laws as Confucius or Moses, that embodied music and eloquence in the Apollo.
This it was that incarnated itself, at one time as Plato, at another as Michel Angelo, at another as Luther, &c. Ever seeking, it has produced Ideal after Ideal of the beauty, into which mankind is capable of being developed; and one of the highest, in some respects the very highest, of these kingly types, was the life of Jesu