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From the August 1884 issue of The Christian Science Journal

It may seem unimportant to some, and yet to me it has been of radical importance, to invert the relations of these two little words, "up" and "down." What particularly claims attention upon entering the realm of Christian Science is the topsy-turveying condition that everything has to undergo in our minds. I remember some lines written by a poet to a lady:

" Be everything that now thou art,
And nothing that thou art not."

Ah! but to our thoughts, as they stand up arrayed for their first introduction to Science, the fiat seems to go forth,

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