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THE NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY
This book is under no circumstances to be
taken from the Building
JUN 2 O
WHEN Eve, our first mother, walked in the garden of Paradise, surrounded with every beast of the field, and every winged bird, and every creature bearing life--rejoicing in her presence who rejoiced with them; purity which is now lost on earth, simplicity that sin has corrupted, trueness of heart which wrong has wounded, circled her heart like a chaplet of shining flowers ; and Divine benevolence over all, sealed the bond of intercourse between the reasoning and the unreasoning world.