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THE INDIAN ADVOCATE. 177
as he came slowly up between the lines of kneeling worship pers, bearing reverently, under the canopy, the pure Host, the Holy of Holies. He reached the altar-steps, and child ren's trembling hands threw sweet blossoms under his feet privileged blossoms that gave out their life and sweetness to welcome God and beautify His resting-place. The woodland then echoed ancient Benediction hymns, and the priest, for the moment more privileged than the an gels in Heaven, raised aloft the Body of Christ, who blessed the warm, wayward hearts of His forest children bowed in worship. A "Salve!" of musketry rolled out in recognition of the King of kings, who did not heed that the muskets were old and the men shabbily clad. A large bell was rung, the peo ple rose and the procession re-formed, while the church-bell was pealing, always pealing, and the soft winds played with the singers' voices. This time Jean Chabanel de Valorsay took his place in line with the humblest of the worshippers, while his heart petitioned, in the child's words, for himself and his Fatherland. In Paris now there is a band of devoted laymen who look to Jean de Valorsay as their chief. They are qniet workers for the right, and no man can yet measure their deeds. But someday standing beside De Mun they will make their pow er felt.1 The little maiden whose voice led Jean to the feet of God is at Askandaga; growing up to girlhood, brown and timid and sweet faced she is quite unaware of the story attached to the hymn she still sings. Katherine Hughes (Katanerenstha) in Canadian Messenger. JSfc up wp Socrates, when a talkative person applied to him to be taught rhetoric, set double the usual price, for it would first be necessary .to teach him to hold his tongue.