"There is but one way," she replied, "out of the fog of scepticism into the light of faith, and it is the narrow way of obedience. 'If any man will do his will he shall know of the doctrine whether it be of God.' If you want to believe, my boy, give up your self-will and promise me that you will try honestly to find out what God's will is concerning you, that you may do it, and your scepticism will soon take wings." "Dat hebben she am no good for big Injun," said Machecawa, sadly. "De happy hunting ground she am full of moose, buffalo, bear, beaver. She am far, far away at de end of land, where de sun she sleep鈥攖wo, tree moons away. One beeg dog she am cross, an' she bark at dead Injun, but he go on, an' on, an' on, an' den he am glad." Corinna flushed crimson and her eyes hardened in anger. 鈥淚 suppose every gossiping tongue in this horrid little hotel has been wagging. That鈥檚 why I鈥檓 going off now, so that they can wag in my absence.鈥? He smiled and waved a dismissing hand. F茅lise, laughing, kissed him on the forehead and tripped away, having little time to spare for pleasantry. Of course he read Mr. Darwin鈥檚 books as fast as they came out and adopted evolution as an article of faith. 鈥淚t seems to me,鈥?he said once, 鈥渢hat I am like one of those caterpillars which, if they have been interrupted in making their hammock, must begin again from the beginning. So long as I went back a long way down in the social scale I got on all right, and should have made money but for Ellen; when I try to take up the work at a higher stage I fail completely.鈥?I do not know whether the analogy holds good or not, but I am sure Ernest鈥檚 instinct was right in telling him that after a heavy fall he had better begin life again at a very low stage, and as I have just said, I would have let him go back to his shop if I had not known what I did. 久久爱狠狠做_欧美在线你懂_大香蕉播放器_久热小说 Though the last few words were spoken laughingly, there was a sub-sneer about them which made Ernest wince; but he was quite subdued, and so the conversation ended. It left Ernest, however, not for the first time, consciously dissatisfied with Pryer, and inclined to set his friend鈥檚 opinion on one side 鈥?not openly, but quietly, and without telling Pryer anything about it. 鈥淥f course it is. It鈥檚 real smart of you to see it. I call him Padishah.鈥? I continue turning over my file of Ernest鈥檚 letters and find as follows 鈥?