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deeds and words. So alone shall you fulfil the highest office to which you have been called, and so alone receive, when graduating from the school of life, honors from the Great Teacher of all.

unjust in compelling them to pay taxes to sustain such schools? The writer of this article is a Protestant of the most radical ty does not stop with Martin Luther, but who protests against all obs

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This discussion involves the following important questions, viz:

First. Can the State consistently tax its citizens for the support of any one theory concerning a problem which cannot be demonstrated and solved through the evidence of the senses, and is, therefore, necessarily the subject of diverse opinions?

Second. Is an individual really permitted to "worship God according to the dictates of his own conscience" while forced to pay for the sup rt of schools that teach and sustain a theology he honestly repudiates, and which is taught and promulgated at the expense, exclusion, and sacrifice of the only method of religion his conscience apprcves?

Third. Can we refer this Bible question to precedents based on "common usage," "common consent," "designs of our forefathers," will of the majority, etc., without ignoring straightforward justice, and falling back upon the unchristian dcctrine that "might makes right"?

Fourth. If our free schools were conducted by Papists, who teach ritualism and the worship of the saints; or by Jewish rabbis, who teach that Jesus was an impostor; would not Protestants of all creeds feel outraged beyond endurance, and justified in keeping their children out of school!

Fifth. Should they adopt the latter course, would they not consider the state unjust in compelling them to pay taxes to sustain such schools?

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