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By W. K. Hancock, Jean van der Poel

The nice selection of letters and papers comprising the Smuts Papers has been assembled on the college of Cape city via Dr Jean van der Poel, below Sir Keith Hancock's path, on account that Smuts's loss of life in 1950. the 1st 4 volumes of decisions disguise the interval 1886-1919. the choices are divided into twelve components, every one with a quick introductory part. Dr van der Poel has supplied short introductions to every letter, article or speech and has annotated each record. This quantity includes the 1st 5 elements as much as the peace negociations of Vereeniging and comprises the Memoirs of the Boer struggle.

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So permanent was the basis of English society, so harmonious—in spite of superficial differences of interest—all its class-relations that even such struggles as those between Catholicism and Protestantism and between Roundhead and Cavalier have resulted in no permanent cleavage of society. ' Milton, 'On his Blindness*. 45 THE STUDENT YEARS 14 intensity of schism or revolt, gradually calmed down again to that normal state of lower consciousness where great differences of opinion disappear below the normal life-level.

C. S. Please send here at your earliest convenience. Draft form:— I hereby certify that Mr J. C. , is pursuing his professional studies both by reading and by attendance at the Law Courts. A. B. C. I sent certificates to you i September 1894. M. J. F. 1 17 To M. J. Farrelly Vol. 1, no. 104 Balthansgasse 6 Strassburg 5 September 1894 My dear Farrelly, The capital certificate which you have sent me has just come. My best thanks for the same. I hope to find you in excellent form on my return early in October.

We have already given a definition of natural force and attempted to give a more generalized definition of force. It is evident that life corresponds exactly to the conception of force which we have tried to make clear. Life is not energy; it is not development ; it is not motion; it is not an equilibrium of motions or a harmony; it is a force. Life is a regulative principle, latent in the material substratum, which rises into activity whenever, and continues to act as long as, certain parts of matter have certain relations to one another or form certain collocations.

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