"But not to the degree to contaminate--" "To contaminate?"--my big word left her at a loss. But what he presently produced was: "I say, my dear, is she really very awfully ill?" "Little Flora? Not so bad but that she'll presently be better. We shall try to understand them fully during these few days so that we may derive from the understanding of them a lasting benefit to our souls. Like a beast in its lair his soul had lain down in its own filth but the blasts of the angel's trumpet had driven him forth from the darkness of sin into the light.