"Why touch upon such themes? perhaps some friend
May ask, incredulous; and to what good end?
Why drag again into the light of day
The errors of an age long passed away?
I answer: For the lesson that they teach;
The tolerance of opinion and of speech."--Longfellow
Prefatory Notice: In Presenting to the Public the Author of PAUSE!
Part I: Hypotheses
He That Hath Eyes
A Grain of Dust
Part II: Theorem
Tumuli and Roses
Feet of Clay
The Bronze Mirror (from a French manuscript)
Part III: Parables
The Spirit Visible
Under the Cloak
Pan and the Pagan
What Is, Is
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