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t A ... r ." ' minister may he is a mere child - in spiritual knowledge, exper., ifccations for bis office, without the W ti.m of -the Holy Ghost. He certain y will and must forever lemain so. Until . . u. tn k fi Wed with the lie knows wuui i v . r epirit," -to be led by the spirit to be endued with power from on high to fal i i.:. KJrrh nnrl rpsnonsible functions, he is o mere child, and by no means qualified . inf!r of the church of God. A thousand times as much stress ought to be laid upon this part of a thorough prepiration for the ministry, as has been. Until it is felt, acknowledged and pro claimed upon the house tops, rung our halls of science, and sounded forth in our theological seminaries, that this is al together an indispensable part of the pre paration for the work of the ministry, wo talk in vain and at random, when we talk of a thorough preparation and course of training. ' . . nm , mv1 1 must coniess inai x u .. v, crieved and distressed beyond expression, when so much stress is laid upon the ne. cessitv of mere human learning, and so little upon the necessity of the baptism of the Holy Spirit. What are we coming to? Of what use would ten thousand ministers be without being baptized with the Holy Ghost? Ten thousand times ten thousand of them would be instru tnpnt.il neither in sanctifying the church nor in converting the world. There is so little said, so little preached, so little tho't upon this subject, that the church is in a great measure in the dark in respect to what constitutes a thorough preparation for the ministry. Consequently, when they employ young men fjom our col leges and th'eological seminaries, they take it for granted that they -have engaged a minister who has taken a thorough course, and is well-furnished for his work. But alas ! how sadly and almost universally are they disappointed. They find, after all, as a matter of fact, that he is spiritual ly inefficient, in bondage to sin and lust, and is but a mere babo in Christian expe rience. Now I am sure, that I do not say this to rail, but in the grief and anguish of my heart. It is a solemn truth, to which the testimony of the great mass of the church es can unequivocally be given. And now, dearly beloved, unless min isters will wake up to this subject, unless thev will seek rind obtain this baptism for themselves, unless this truth be insisted upon through the whole course of educa tion, unless a thousand times greater stress be laid upon it, both in theory and in prac tice, than has been, we multiply the num ber of ministers in vain. Numbers wiil but increase the janglings, and strifes, and nzeal, and darkness and spiritual of the Church of God. I might ap peal to the experience of all the churches jn the land, in confirmation of what I say. Your brother in the bonds of the gos pel, C. G. Finney. VERMONT TELEGRAPH. BRANDON, WEDNESDAY, AUG. 26, 1340. For the Telegraph. TUB CHURCH AND SLAVERY. Brother Murray : I saw in your pa per a short account of some statements .t.T 1 . .1 I I 1 mat l maae to me cnurcn ana congrega tion in Orwell, the first Sabbath of Au gust. It is not my intention to reply'to them only in part. And I would not have troubled you with these lines, only to state tho case more fully, as to Cornwall church v' and myself. At the time I went South, I was not a member of Cornwall church, but of Hines- V L t l TI ' . L' L t I T uurgn cnurcn. r rum wnicn cnurcn, l took a letter, with the intention, as under " stood by the church at the time, of join ing a southern church. The difficulty, if any, must be, in dif ference of opinion, among themselves, about passing the following resolution: Jlesohed, That this church hold no fel lowship with slavery, or slave-holding churches, or with any brother or sister .that associates with, and voluntarily re mains a member of such church, until they repent and forsake such practice. The resolution, by counting the votes of the women, passed. The male mem bers were equally divided. Since, there bas been a majority of the male members in favor of rescinding it. Many of the aisters, to say the least, ns respectable as any in the church, did not attend the meet ing. , It has been my desire that, peace and ... ... . . r umon migm prevail in the church. And unless I could be cordially reCeiV Crl Vlr frll ....nlJ nt ' . .. - ouum nut, uuuer existing cir- vumsiunces, euner preach to Cornwal church or come to their communion. 1 do not nnnrnva an. I I -rr.v, nun never nave an proved, of all the measures of a certain class of abolitionists, as you know full v.en. .... It appear, to me to be unwise to sacri fice a man for the scarcely perceptible ehade of a shadow's difference of opinion. The fine .poo, hair-splitting theoretic al abol.uon.fis, appear to me to be penny wise and pound foolish, or in - scripture language to straw at, (or out) a gnat, ond swallow a camel. Yours. &c. Amzi JoNEs Jr. P. S. Before I make any farther reply, some other pieces that have been snt to :: " " I ' 7 t -..VIM, I vou, ought in justice to me, to be publish- . T T cd in your paper. A. J.jr. Editorial Remarks. The readers of the Telegraph will, doubt less, recognize, in brother Jones, the brother j n spoken of by me, in a late editorial, under the head of the " Church and Slave ry." It appears to me that, from his state ment above, readers who are unacquainted with the facts and the circumstances, may be left in doubt, as to whether the resolu tion which he mentions was adopted by the Hinesburgh church, or the Cornwall church. If I rightly understand the case, the resolu tion was adopted by the Cornwall church, since brother Jones' return. I think the res olution to be a good and sound one. I hon or the head and love the heart that framed it. As to the "shade of a shadow's difference of opinion," which brother Jones thinks on ly exists between him and those who adopt the resolution, I appeal to his good sense, then, if Tic is not the one to yield, inasmuch a3 he thinks the difference so small 1 Those who differ with him think the difference much greater. With what propriety then does he ask them to yield a great matter, when he will not yield a small one 1 Those who differ with brother Jones view slavery to be an enormous sin a damning sin a sin for which God not only punishes indi victuals in the eternal world, but over throws and destroys nations in the present world. This monstrous sin being in the church, they feel ia duty bound to bear tes timony against it. And what can be effect ual short of withholding christian fellow ship? Perhaps the difference between brother Jones and' those whom he styles "hair splitting, theoretical, penny-wise and pound foolish " abolitionists, is more a difference in practice than in principle. I am sure it is so, notwithstanding he calls us theorists. It is not the theory that be lacks, after all, so much as the practice. He commenced his statement of views and sentiments, to the church and congregation at Orwell, by declaring slavery to be a thing to be " abhor red." Now this theory is good and sound. So far as this goes, there is not even a "per ceptible shade of a shadow's difference " between him and myself. I agree with him perfectly in it. The difference between us is in the practice. And here the differ ence is heaven-wide is infinite. His prac tice and mine, in the case are perfect antag onists. The very persons who are guilty in the matter which he abhors, he embraces in the arms of christian fellowship. I re ject them and with them all who embrace and sustain them, of course, on the princi ple that the one who knowingly partakes is equally guilty with the one who takes. If a professing christian takes one of my chil dren and sells it for money, or in any other way treats it as his property, I withdraw christian fellowship from him, until he re pents, and gives all requisite evidence of re pentance. And while the one who perpe trates this sin persists in it, whatever other professing christian, knowing him to be in the sin, embraces him in christian fellow ship, and thus holds him in countenance whether because he is treated kindly and hospitably by the sinner, or from whatever other consideration I reject and disfelJovv- ship him also, as partaker in the "evil deeds " of the other. Moses says, " a gift doth blind the eyes ;" and Solomon says, "a wicked man taketh a gift out of the bosom to pervert the ways of udgment." If there be one thing in human action, to which these passages of scripture are applicable with peculiar force, it is the bribery held out by southern oppressors, and received by visiters from the north, in the shape of kind and hospitable entertainment. Call it by what name you will, it is nothing more or less than bribery. And I hold that they who receive such " gifts " are equally guilty with ihose who bestow them. It is high time for the church, calling itself by the name of Him who was a perfect pattern of spotless purity to rise and purge itself from such abominable corruption. If the church at large will persist in covering un such sins, the voice of the Lord to his chos en is," Come out of her, my people, that ye be not partakers of her sins, and that ye receive not of her plagues. For her sins have reached unto heaven, and God hath remembered her iniquities." " Therefore shall her plagues come in one day, death, and mourning, and famine ; and she shall be utterly burned with fire : for strong U the Lord God who judgeth her." Let no one, therefore, fear the consequences that may result from christian fidelity. God is to be feared rather than man. The cause of Truth and Righteousness is to be valued higher than the friendship of men. P. S. As to the " other pieces," spoken of in brother Jones' postscript, I can only say that, previously to my publishing what I did on the subject, I received an anonymous piece not "pieces" which purported to be a dream a thing it was that nobody could have understood or been benefitted by without interpretation. And being at a loss how to interpret it for myself, I did not feel competent to undertake the work for others, and so laid the " piece " upon the table." Furthermore your deponent saith not only that he supposes it may have fallen under the table, and got swept out of doors. Since the foregoing was in type, I have received the following additional " piece," - which comes in brother Jones' hand-writingand I supposed all the while I was reading it, that it was his production, until I came to the closing paragraphs, where I found it purporting to be the sentiments and statements of a " woman." From her allu sion to "suffering humanity in her own family," as well as from its being in brother Jones' hand-writing, I conclude the dictator of the "piece" must be his mother who, by the way, is a woman 1 have formerly loved and highly esteemed for her work's sake. Her article comes without signature, or any accompanying name. Nevertheless, as the facts involved which zrejjn fact, no facts pertain to myself only, I make her case an exception to the general rule. and admit the article, feeling justified in connection with so doing, in giving my . ,, .Z i , opinion as I have as to its authorship. I . , append a lew remarks. For the Telegraph. Mr. Murray, Sir : I once called you brother ; and I wish that I could give you that title now. But 1 cannot feel a sympathizing spirit with you in your re marks on church and slavery. I am for peace, while you are for war. I would wish that all who name the name of the Lord Jesus, would live in the unity of faith, in the bonds of peace and love, as brethren ; while it appears that you are for putting them to flight by thousands. How does it look to see brother persecute brother, because they cannot Eee eye to eye? Oh my soul, come not thou in the secret with a persecutor. I hope that I can feel for suffering hu manity, not only in my own family, but as far as the familv of mankind extends. I look to God, who holds them in his hands, and my desire is that he will shew rnercy to all poor and penitent sinners. My heart runs out after the poor and the oppressed in our own land. What has the Lord said concerning oppressors ? The Lord will judge them according to their works. But because I feel for suffering human ity abroad, shall I make my friends and neighbors f e the arrows of the persecu tor, because they cannot see just as I do 1 Ought I to seek out passages of scripture, and put them into the mouths of the ig norant, to revenge my quarrel, because my neighbor does not see just as I do? If I should do this, when I ought to love my neighbor as myself, would you judge me to be a christian ? We ought to love our enemies, and pray for those that per secute us. And I hope that I have look ed to God in the bitterness of grief, and said, Lord, Help me to forgive those that wound my soul. I wish to enquire what you expect to gain in the abolition cause by splitting churches, and causing hard feelings among brethren ? Our Savior said, when he was about to leave his disciples, my Peace I leave with you, my Peace I give unto you. Now this does not look like a spirit of division. I believe that the spirit of Christ is first pure, then peaceable, gen tle, easy to be entreated, full of mercv and good fruits, without partiality and without hypocricy. I believe that if wc wish a thing to come to pass, that we have no power to do ourselves, our duty is to make it a subject of prayer, both public and private, and wait the Lord's time for it to be done. We know that the Lord is able to do all things, and he will do all his pleasure in his own time. My understanding must be very differ ent from what it now is, to believe that Christ influences his church to divide, and persecute, and---sJander each other, about a thing over which they have no power. I believe that every christian has, or ought (o have a tender heart. And if their heart is ter der towards the oppress ed whom they have not seen, it ought to be much more so towards oppressed breth- icu vyuuui, mey nave seen, now can the same fountain send forth sweet water and bitter. If we are all enlisted under the-same banner, why should we, instead of fighting for our king, turn and fiht our brethren in arms? like Joab of old when he took Amasa by the hand to kiss ' him, saying art thou in health, my broth er ? and at the same instant with his sword let his bowels on to the ground. Oh Lord, hide my soul under thy win?, until the evil day is over passed. I am a feeble woman, that has always been found in my own business, working with my hands to help earn my daily bread, and my children's bread. And having been blessed of God, 1 have a little for the poor and needy. The cause of the oppressed lies very near my heart ; but 1 look to God to deliver them in a righteous way, and not by setting me to vilify my neighbor's character. And now what have I done that I must be slain ? Please give this a place in the Tele graph, and you will oblige a sister' in the church. Cornwall, Aug. 211840. Remarks. The article has come to hand at so late a hnnr as to leave me very nine room for reply, so that I shall be excused it - - - , . I do not dwell much upon particulars. I admire my correspondent's frankness and fidelity, in withholding the appellation of " brother," while she entertains her pres ent views of my proceedings. If anything will bring us to see " eye to eye," it will be faithfulness. There may be such a thing, however, as over-stepping the bounds of faithfulness, and then we injure ourselves and our own cause, and do others no good. The general, sweeping and denunciatory pharw that I am "for war" that mine cnarges, inai i un iui inm ihp " arrnws nf a persecutor-' that 1 are the " arrows ot a persecutor t"seek out passages of scripture and put them in the mouths of the ignorant to re venge "with some others implied, I set down together, and plead not guilty. I ap peal to the character of my former article so much of it as touches the case of broth er Jones in every particular, and those who have read it shall say whether there be the least thing in it to justify one of these charges. Those who heard my remarks be fore the church and congregation in Orwell, shall bear testimony, if they will, and there be need of it, to the same point, as to what passed there. Even brother Jones himself, in his article above, has brought no such charges. My correspondent should, there fore, now come to specifications, cr at once retract. As to " splitting churches and causing hard feelings among brethren," I can only say that if the Truth spoken in love split the churches, and cause hard feelings, I can not help it, or hinder it. I love the church es but 1 love Christ and his cause more. In other words, I love Christ with a per fect love, i. e. I soe in him nothing but what is lovely while I love the churches only in proportion as I see his will done in them. " He that covereth his sins shall not pros per; but whoso confesseth and forsaketh them shall have mercy." I believe this in spired declaration to he equally applicable to churches as to individuals. There are enormous sins in the church ; and to ex pose them with christian fidelity is not mak ing war upon the true church of Christ. What language in the Bible is stronger than that which is used, from tims to time, tow ards those who professed to be God's peo ple, when they had grievously sinned against him? And which of the sins of ancient Israel, I ask, were greater than some that are now in the church 1 And who will charge the messengers of truth, to God's ancient sinning people, with warring against Israel, dividing brethren, &c. Mark, it is not my alledged fault that my course is inconsistent with the require ments of Truth and christian fidelity. I am only faulted b?cause this Truth and faithfulness are made the occasion of up roar and division, by those to whom it is i- i m. . I t i . ann ied. 1 he doctrine which ends tn mv ... . . . . . condemnation in the casa is iust this : I , . , J , .,, lit" v in moi tA3 in u i. u u uiii uo tiii iw borne by those to whom it is applicable, ' 1 J without giving offence. The moment any one takes offence, or any t-.vo do not sje alike, I must put a padlock on my lips, or be held responsible for all the mischief the utterance of the truth can be made the occasion cf, by those whom it affects. Against such a doctrine I protest. He who commands me to lift up my voice against sin whether in the church or in the world has taught me by his word and his spirit to prea:h the Truth, uheth-! er men " will hear or forbear," and leave the consequences with Him. As for the doctrine that there is nothing to be done for the removal cf a most heinous sin from the church and the world, but to pray, and then "wait the Lord's til le for it to be done," 1 do not know whether the mother hus learned it from the son, or the son from the mother. 1 remember to have heard something from the son, very much like it, Ionir ag . Bo the origin of the doctrine where it mav, it is altogether unsound. It is not a Bi ble doctrine. The Bible, in all its teach ing that applies to the case, enjoins preach ing as well as praying. The language of the Old Testament is, "Cry aloud, spare not, lift up thy voice like a trumpet, and show my people their transgression, and the house of Jacob their sins." The spirit of all the New Testament on this point is, "preach repentance" and the apostles practiced accordingly. How of ten do we hear them saying, ' repent," " repent," " repent." Talk about only praying and waiting God's time, when the flood is undermining your dwelling or when a city is on fire but when the church tolerates the most stupendous sin in our depraved world, preach repent ance" "cry aloud" "lift up thy voice like a trumpet." On glancing over my correspondent's article again, I find several things that might be touched upon specifically; but I will mention only one, and leave the matter for the present. She says, "I be lieve every christian has, or ought to have a tender heart." This is good preaching. And if it be a reprocf to anything 1 have done or said in connection with this mat ter, I willingly and cheerfully stand re proved. 1 have only to say to my corres pondent that, if she will carefully culti vate this same tenderness of heart which she enjoins on others, I think she will not a-ain indulge herself in the use of such lanouae as her article abounds in, tow ards me, without cause or occasion. For the Telegraph. Tlie Duty of the Clmrcli In Regard to In temperance Mr. Editor: Seeing so much earnestness manifested by 5 Enquirer,' on the subject of admitting and continuing in fellowship by the churches, rum sellers, rum drinkers, or those who use intoxicating liquors or in short, the sanction of the church to the cause of intemperance and feeling the question ! to be of vital importance to the church, to individuals, and to the whole world, I feel it my duty again to reply. In my first answer, 1 merely said yea and nay, to the queries of your correspondent. I will now give some of my reasons. 1. Those who study the Bible, must be aware that he who knovsingly tempts his neighbor to do wrong, is as guilty as the one yielding to the temptation. a. liiose wno are conversant u annaU of crime and records of decisions o! cur higher courts, know that they consider the one who instigates another to commit theft, robbery, or murder, alike guilty with the principal. This was the case in regard to the murderer of the aged Mr. White of Salem, Mass., and the accessories to the murder, a few years ago. This has been the decision against those who have know ingly secreted stolen goods. 3. The seller of intoxicating liquors, who possesses common intelligence, knows, that in all ages, since they have been used as a drink, and tolerated by law, no penal enactment lias been able to prevent the drunkard's obtaining the deadly draught, in despite of those law?, and he would rush the more furiously towards the pit which was yawning to receive him. Lock at the poor inebriate. He sees his companions, but little in his rear, allowed the privilege of drinking to the full, while he is told that he must desist. He knows he has ofien been overcome, but he does not approve of drunkenness any more than his followers, and no doubt feels resolved that he will nev er again so far yield as to permit reason to be dethroned. He feels that should others cease using the pernicious drink, lie would be strengthened in resisting it. 13ut while they practice if, and are not forbidden by law, he feels the hv to be partial and cru el, when he has been led thus far, to say to him, ccar-e, and let the others goon, lie can with propriety say, had I not been drawn inty lhis seductive path, by sanction ; ot aw ana i ne practice oi t ho-e caned re- ' v-m.c I speclable men, and perhaps professors of i . T . . . , , , , , . V 1 religion, I had not had this degradation of I I i . i l . cuaracicr, aau ainiosi cnconnuerau.e arp? tite. 4. Thoe who use intoxicating liquors as a drink, and have investigated the subject, know ihat they are not necessary as a drink ; and if they continue to u-e them for that purpose, it is to gratify appetite or to support the drinking usages of society at the expense of character, usefulness and f he welt-being of both body and soo.l cf many of their fellow beings. They know that, although there is not a special or particular command in the Dible, iliat a man sdj?.ll not drink intoxicating liquors as a beverage, still they are aware that there U a principle laid ' down in lint book, which if applied, would compel them to cease n in that which causes another to ' clTond' cr stumble.' TM.,.. .,.... t .1 .1 i r uiuai m:uv ii:ui me example oi re- 1 ,, spcctable men operates more powerfully, ,. i i , - . . .' .uuuuiiy miiijdii id.v, uiereure it is their imperative duty to set s-ucli examples a all may safely follow. The vender and drink er of intoxicating liquors both know that while tlie customs of society s'ltictiun such practice, some individuals will as surely be drawn into the vortex cf destruction, as that effect follows cause. 5. Knowing these things, and rtfush: abstain from selling, or using, b.'cause a to sire for more properly, or craving of appe tite stand in the way, while the good of mankind demand the sacrifice, would be sat isfaclory evidence to me, that the cause of religion would receive no aid from their uniting with the church; and I should there fore give my voice against it. 6. All such practices as have formerly been tolerated in the church, but are now ascertained to be sinful and injurious to the cause of righteousness, should immediately be thrown out. If there is a difference of opinion as to the guilt of certain customs which have prevailed, argument should be used to convince those in error, but if they long persist in such practice, I should say, throw out the error, and if any one cling fo it, let him go too: I aru fully of the opin ion, that there has been more of a seeking for numbers in different churches, th-infor1 righteousness. I am also fully persuad- ed that tea consistent, persevering men who would set such examples as all might safe ly follow, would do more to benefit man kind, than a hundred or a thousand slave- holding or rum-drinking professors, ahho' they should never whip a slave, or get intox icated. I believe an individual should nev er be admitted into a church, at the expense of sound principle, and the sacrifice tf the purity of the church. Some people seem to deprecate going beyond what the Bible positively ecjolas. They must be aware that the Bible is but a mere sketch book a directory to Cm principles, and that if men will sit rcasou to work, they will soon learn that thosj principles, if rpplieJ, would cut up ro and branch, slave-holding, ruin-jeliinT and drinking, and every other dangerous and wicked practice. We are tclJ in a. cred writ, that knowledge shall increase.' We fiid that it has increased on n:any subjects, an J among them on the only sur mode of doing away drunkenness. L.". us continue to spread this knowledge, ar,3 urge the duty and importance of actic according to the light we have rtccivij It was once thought that a church hnd r.a right to excommunicate a meiidxr Ut drunkenness, provided he wou'J cosfj-j his fault and resolve to get drunk no n:o:e. It was thought no harm at all, touea pint or a quart of rum a day, provide J a man could carry it off and male a goal trade, while under its influence. Mi!rfct has daivncJ 0n this suljt-cl. Peoria - . , , . , , ., beiu to see that the axe must be laid at the root of the tree, intemperance. I suppose the time has never been, when a church would feel under ob!i crr.uoa tj continue in fellowship a member v.! a should steal a sheep fro:n r.!TiO:. r mem ber, and on being forgiven by the ov.ser and the church, should couiinue ihi. prac tice. I say, they would not feci t:;::;hry were bound to forgive the tev.:.:y vnifs seven, or call this a go..d bro.h r iul christian, until he had stolen four hunJiei and ninety sheep. I ask all who profess religion, to exam ine the question seriously, thoroughly and prayerfully, and then decide ns the causj of truth shall demand. I hope soi::e out more conversant with the application tf first principles and general history th a myself, will engage in this subject v.-. give it a thorough investigation. Tl wine question i undergoing a fiit!..M examination by learned men in Enghr.1 and the United States; a?d I trust tb-i satisfactory evidence will soon be aMucH and spread before the public, showit: iLt Chiiit and the Apot'cs did not sa:c:i.a the use of intoxicating wine?, ns a Jdr.L on festival occasions, or at the sacra::: i t.I table. The more pur the clair. ! , t'-e greater will Le her right moral ii fi ; act J. 1 1 ULCUS s rcr the TtU;:iajL. coji'i e.c K'j ;i. Mr. Editor: In con'.cmp'uling ih'.i Jul jecf, 1 am aware that I aj-prc.::h f.zt whose correctness Ins b-en sar.ctLn. J ly a long es'.a'diihed practice. IJi.", 2! same time, I cm equally aware t!.at t' ? perpetuity of a custom d ;s not sjlttsr.:'- me its rectitude. H iving recently a.'.- ed a cmnnencemei.t, at.J wi:nv?f;d i ir.imeui.itc results, the query that aroe ia . i i . . . - - . VW Ml J . .. " " miiiu of every one.) is it riht, or v- ' expedient For ought I can s.- V.x j-?ct to be accomplished, is in itself d.-.-i'- bl., anJ co:riuienJ.il!c; but iho na unwarrantable. If deleterious vfi-;U suit from a certain a tion, then it fiy ,t . . I that it is corrupt. For, car f r . ! f'um "Oo ? n cii! rr " As well mere maa aa anel ujigut it-a!" The motive also, is, in itself, corad Then one of the three ingredients cf t action is vrour. I shall attempt to maintain ihat the p.' cnt mode of conducing co:nn.eucer.t- has a tendency to retard the prort?c' moral and intel.vctin! iinprorvmi'ij:. T--2 days upon which these celvt-r:.!is533 ts'-- place, are nobble days. People fry.:! parts of the country are gathered, forays an immense concourse. They assm15 at these various places for diflVreM f l,:" poses, and with different interiti-jns. $ for rioting and feasting. Others uv- inul.it;; money. Some for plear;? 2rivi merriment. Oihers for ii.strucU benefit. But how small the latur, c: in- pared with the former ! It is obvbus lat J . r . . . . nh- more cepravjiy comes in co::iaci i.ju erwise would, and the result i, more evil is done. It may be compart dti clouds cf wind. While thev remain isolated, tf7 cause the gentle breez- to Mo ; tut tea colleoti-d into th- i.4i ;.e;t. they sweep away all Ix-.-ro t:;n.j, arid no power is able to stjy their progress. 'Take one example to our purpose quite': At tfceoo"