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THE GENTLEMAN

From the June 1924 issue of The Christian Science Journal


WE sometimes hear the expression, "He is a gentleman of the old school;" and upon acquaintance with the character whom these words describe, we find a fine courtesy, mellow judgment, chivalrous honor, consideration in controversy, an intelligent discrimination, and a kindly humor. It has been the lot of many to know, in a more or less intimate degree, such a one in the relation of a "guide, philosopher, and friend;" and what better could we say in appreciation of such a one than that he was a courteous Christian gentleman? The argument that there are few left of the old school where such characteristics reigned is being daily refuted in the light of Christian Science, which teaches that the art of true living is possible here and now, and is attained through right thinking, that is, by having the same Mind which was in Christ Jesus.