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have not spent a cent for doctors or medicine, neither
have I lost a day from my work on account of sickness,
which compares wonderfully with the previous four years.
I take a great interest and pleasure in reading the Bible
and studying the lessons in the Quarterly. The Bible
used to be a most mysterious book to me, but Science
and Health makes it a most precious book, making its
meaning clearer, plainer, and simpler.
I take this opportunity to express my gratitude to Mrs.
Eddy and to the friend who invited me to attend the service
held in the Auditorium years ago. I also wish to
acknowledge the benefit I have had from the Journal
and the Sentinel. They have helped me wonderfully. If
the value of Science and Health and these publications
were measured as business men value things, by the
results or benefits they bring, they certainly would be
priceless to me. It would be impossible to measure
their value, as I have got something from Science and
Health that all the money in the world could not buy. -
H. P. H., Chicago, Ill.
AN EXPRESSION OF LOVING GRATITUDE
In the spring of 1893, while studying for the ministry,
Science and Health was placed in my hands, and
the truth contained therein at once became to me the
pearl of great price. I literally devoured the book,
reading it about eighteen hours a day. Its originality
was startling, upsetting my preconceived opinions of
God, man, and creation. Two sentences especially
appealed to me: "The foundation of mortal discord is a
false sense of man's origin" (p. 262), and, "For right