A faded world of fervent love and virginal responses seemed to be evoked for his soul by the reading of its pages in which the imagery of the canticles was interwoven with the communicant's prayers. --And can we not love our country then? asked Mr Casey. Now, the sights and sounds of this ceremony are broadcast instantaneously to billions around the world. The towels with which they smacked their bodies were heavy with cold seawater; and drenched with cold brine was their matted hair.