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“ And if it be a mistake, it is only so; there is no heresy
AND 16 LITTLE BRITAIN LONDON
HARVARD CULICE LIBRASY
JUNE 1, 1923
ENTERED, according to Act of Congress, in the year 1853, by
D. APPLETON & COMPANY,
In the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the United States for the
Southern District of New York.
A PREFACE is a happy medium between the author and the public. It is usually apologetic too, and therefore modest—like a veil; I will not say how transparent.
GENTLE READER, —
I do not pretend to exhibit truth, clear and pellucid, but rather, as the title indicates, tinctured with imperfections.
Life is many-hued,
“Life, like a dome of many-colored glass,
The purest are not immaculate; the impure, though doubledyed with guilt, have some tinge of humanity—some obscured indication of divine origin; we are all more or less prismatic.
If there be one earnest, honest purpose beneath the strata of