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directed may be compared to the opening of a continent upon the eye of an approaching mariner. At first he descries some minute point, just emerging in the distance,—the lofty summit of some mountain. As he approaches, other elevated points seem to rise out of nothing, and stand upon the horizon ; then they are perceived to be connected together, then hills, cities, towns, plains, rivers, which the eye cannot count for their numbers, nor embrace for their distance, fill up the admiring vision. So it is in approaching any of the intellectual or moral systems which Nature has established.”'-Ibid., pp. 84, 85.

J. H. H.

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