le, the unutterable.
But the sun of earth set, and it grew dark around; the moment came for me to go. I had never been accustomed to walk alone at night, for my father was very strict on that subject, but now I had not one fear.
When I came back, the moon was riding clear above the houses.
I went into the churchyard, and there offered a prayer as holy, if not as deeply true, as any I know now; a prayer, which perhaps took form as the guardian angel of my life.
If that word in the Bible, Selah, means what gray-headed old men think it does, when they read aloud, it should be written here,—Selah!
Since that day, I have never more been completely engaged in self; but the statue has been emerging, though slowly, from the block.
Others may not see the promise even of its pure symmetry, but I do, and am learning to be patient.
I shall be all human yet; and then the hour will come to leave humanity, and live always in the pure ray.
This first day I was taken up; but the second ti