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NINTH TALK              l8l

slowly yet they grind exceeding small, and you may
be sure that he will suffer. Take every thing there-
fore calmly and, philosophically.  Remember also,
that you are in danger of nerve tension and overstrain
at these hard times. Therefore be on your guard.
The Theosophist ought to be distinguishable from the
rest of the world by his calmness, as well as by his
unchanging cheerfulness, which the Master Koot
Hoomi said ought to make us recognisable. Be
gentle, be patient. There is always time for everybody
to be gentle and friendly, you know, however much
you may be hurried, and the world would be a far
happier place if they were. Decline to allow your-
self to be swept off your feet by these gusts of
passion, which really come from overstrained nerves.
It is one of the great dangers and difficulties of the
present day, and you, who know a little more about
these things, ought really to be on your guard
against them.