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AND EVEN THE ELEMENTS SHALL BE SUBJECT TO MAN

From the September 1890 issue of The Christian Science Journal


For three weeks the thermometer had stood at an average of 104° in the shade, and for still longer time not a drop of rain! The early vegetables drooped and dried up where they were growing. Even the grass turned sere and yellow; and the dust rose in clouds as it was disturbed by moving teams and vehicles in the roads.