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ON THE ISLE OF PATMOS

From the November 1938 issue of The Christian Science Journal


THERE lies an island, stern, barren, and rocky in the Aegean Sea, a forlorn and lonely environment, indeed, one where there would seem little to live for. For one deprived of home, friends, comforts— the things tending to make human life interesting and pleasant—all human hope of happiness or opportunity for achievement apparently would be cut off, were he banished to such a place.