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But I know not if any one of you has ever seen the divine images which are within, when he has been opened and is serious.
Khalsa tells of how students at the Naturopathic school he teaches at will use some calamus when they're up late studying, burning out, and have been reading the same page over and over, but not taking anything in. The humour of the people was not good-natured like that of our postmen and cab-drivers. Therefore when we say that we know the end of the journey, it is hard to quote the particular lines from which we take our knowledge.
The equation of Christmas with crass desire is made explicit by the song heard in the Gillespie Diner: