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The LEADING EXPONENT of NEW THOUGHT

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PARSIFAL

Its Evolution through
the Life and Work of

by R. HEBER NEWTON, D.D.

Given originally as a lecture at the residence of Mrs. Robert Abbe, and repeated before the Actors' Church Alliance, in the Manhattan Theatre, New York City, and at the Summer School, at Oscawana-on-Hudson, N. Y.

Reprinted from MIND

NO WAGNERIAN COLLECTION COMPLETE WITHOUT IT

Those who believe that truth and beauty are one, that art can, therefore, minister to religion, that the spiritual triumphs over the temporal, and that good is the final master of evil, will find this little book a strength to their convictions, and a wise word to give to the friend whom they would fain have think with them. Sent post-paid, on receipt of the price, 75 cents, by

UPLAND

ALLIANCE

FARMS

OSCAWANA-ON-HUDSON, N, Y.

RICHARD
WAGNER

WHERE DWELLS THE SOUL SERENE

By STANTON KIRKHAM DAVIS

"It ought to carry inspiration to many world-weary people."-Toledo Blade.

"A work that will add much to the spiritual enlightenment of humanity. It should be widely read and studied."- World's Advance Thought.

"The author has taken firm hold upon the realities of the Unseen, and here is his strength. He has brought to his task a keen scholarship, a ripe judgment and a simplicity of soul truly charming."-Light of Truth.

"The style in which this unpretending book is written has a touch of Emerson about it-sometimes a glimpse of Ruskin. Poet, philosopher and Nature-lover is the writer, and he gives to his soul of Nature a monologue on the seasons-a charming and original revelation."-Minneapolis Times.

"Of all the New Thought publications which have yet appeared it would be difficult to find a book containing more wealth of thought than this. Sound in its philosophy, lofty in its aspirations, clear seeing and intuitive in its perceptions of the highest possibilities for man, its pages are filled with wisdom which must prove helpful to every reader. We congratulate the author upon having given to the world a work which will be valued throughout the century."-Herald of the Golden Age.

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There is one mind common to all individual men. Every man is an inlet to the same and to all of the same. Let a man then know his worth.

-EMERSON.

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"O rich and various man ! thou palace of sight and sound, carrying in thy senses the morning and the night and the unfathomable galaxy; in thy brain the geometry of the City of God; in thy heart the bower of love and the realms of right and wrong."-Emerson.

"The globe on which we ride is only a larger apple falling from a larger tree.”Ibid.

"Each step in the external mastery of nature means the taking up into our spirits of some added portion of the universe."-Dresser.

The two great departments of truth which together are all inclusive, and which are so difficult to reconcile in human consciousness are known as the relative and the absolute. Duration is a factor of the former. At the threshold of a new year it is natural to make at least a cursory survey of conditions, both retrospective and prospective. Time, relation and progress belong to the category of the relative. But it is never amiss to study the march of truth and to watch the procession of events in the light of the absolute, to the extent that we can command it. The most efficient method of investigation is through comparison and contrast. Our study of the shifting scenes of environment must be mingled with and lighted up by glimpses of the ideal. The nearer, more

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