The rector would be there in a cope of black and gold and there would be tall yellow candles on the altar and round the catafalque. The primary purpose of these agreements is to provide unmistakable proof of the joint determination of the free countries to resist armed attack from any quarter. " "Oh, thank you!" my friend cried, planted so firm that, taking it in, I went straight on without her. The past is consumed in the present and the present is living only because it brings forth the future.