This is not the place to enter more fully into this subject; but it may not be superﬂuous to remember that in every word there is a magical inﬂuence, and that each word is in itself the breath of the internal and moving spirit. A word oflove, of comfort, of promise, is able to strengthen the timid, the weak, or the physically ill; but words of hatred, censure, enmity, or menace, lower our confidence and self-reliance. How easily the worldling, who rejoices under good fortune, is cast down under adversity, and despair only enters where religion 15 not — where the mind has no inward and diw'ne comforterp\but there is, probably, no one who IS proof against curse or blessing. [emzemosery Hisz'. I., p.