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498 ANATHBANDHU. Wolume I, ܒ ܐ repr r wer user ina once having got it, the fortified millionaire can make everybody who passes below pay toll to his million, and build another tower of his money castle. And I can tell you, the poor vagrants by the roadside suffer now quite as much from the bag-baron, as ever they did from the crag-baron. Bags and crags have just the same result on rags. I have not time, however, to-night, to show you in how many ways the power of capital is unjust ; but this one great principle I have to assert-you will find it quite indisputably true-that whenever money is the principal object of life with either man or nation, it is both got ill, and spent ill; and does harm both in the getting and spending; but when it is not the principal object, it and all other things will be well got, and well spent. And here is the test, with every man, whether money is the principal object with him or not. If in mid-life he could pause and say, 'Now I have enough to live upon, I'll live upon it ; and having well earned it, I will also well spend it, and go out of the world poor, as I came into it,' then money is not principal with him ; But if, having enough to live upon in the manner befitting his character and rank, he still wants to make more, and to die rich, then money is the principal object with him, and it becomes a curse to himself, and generally to those who spend it after him. For you know it must be spent some day; the only question is whether the man who makes it shall spend it, or some one else. And generally it is better for the maker to spend it, for he will know best its value and use. This is the true law of life. And if a man does not choose thus to spend his money, he must either hoard it or lend it, and the worst thing he can generally do is to lend it; for borrowers are nearly always ill-spenders, and it is with lent money that all evil is mainly done, and all unjust war protracted. For observe what the real fact is, respecting eno. loans to foreign military governments, and how aaltha ܥܣܩܚ ܡܚܣܝ- ܚܦܒܒܒܝ ܚܣܡܫ ܣܦܧܝ -- ܫܒܣܡܝ ܫܒܚܫܒܣܝܩܝܣܦܩܚ strange it is. If your little boy came to you to ask for money to spend in squibs and crackers, you would think twice before you gave it him : and you would have some idea that it was wasted, when you saw it fly off in fireworks, even though he did no mischief with it. But the Russian children, and Austrian children, come to yon, borrowing money, not to spend in innocent squibs, but in cartridges and bayonets to attack you in India with, and to keep down all noble life in Italy with, and to murder Polish women and children with ; and that you will give at once, because they pay you interest for it. Now, in order to pay you that interest, they must tax every working peasant in their dominions; and on that work you live. Youtherefore at once rob the Austrian peasant, assassinate or banish the Polish peasant, and you live on the produce of the theft, and the bribe for That is the hroad fact that is the practical meaning of your foreign the assassination loans. and of most large interest of money : and then you quarrel with Bishop Colenso, forsooth, as if he denied the Bible, and you believedit though, wretches as you are, every deliberate act of your lives is a new defiance of its primary orders; and as if, for most of the rich men of England at this moment, it were not indeed to be desired, as the best thing at least for them, that the Bible should mot be true, since against them these words are written in it: 'The rust of your gold and silvershall be a witness against you, and shall eat your flesh, as it were fire. III. I must pass now to our third condition of separation, between the men who work with the hand, and those who work with the head. And here we have at last an inevitable distinction. There must be work done by the arms, or none of us could live. There must he work done by the brains, or the life we get would not be worth having. And the same men canriot do both. There is rough work to be done, and rough men must do it; there is