Basil eBook

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us, as a song of praise from Humanity to God.  Amid the thousand, thousand tones ever joining to swell the music of that song, are those which sound loudest and grandest here, the tones which travel sweetest and purest to the Imperishable Throne; which mingle in the perfectest harmony with the anthem of the angel-choir!  Ask your own heart that question—­and then say, may not the obscurest life—­even a life like mine—­be dignified by a lasting aspiration, and dedicated to a noble aim?

I have done.  The calm summer evening has stolen on me while I have been writing to you; and Clara’s voice—­now the happy voice of the happy old times—­calls to me from our garden seat to come out and look at the sunset over the distant sea.  Once more—­farewell!

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