By Basil King

...Berkeley Noone, stricken with the incurable Hutchinson's disorder, has authorized the truth that he needs to die. part eagerly, part anxiously he waits for dying, in simple terms to event no demise; as an alternative, come to a translation right into a better, fuller form of existence, during which new values sunrise, and into wich there seems a brand new radiant imaginative and prescient of God...Abraham's Bosom is a gorgeous and comforting little philosophy of religion and will be extra convincing to many readers than a few summary treatises at the topic.

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Instead, he watched the spreading of the light that flooded the room and glorified its occupants. Wife and son and daughter were all beside him; but in that light they were different. They were also doing things he didn't clearly understand. All he knew was that he felt toward them an extraordinary tenderness, and that something similar came from them to him. "I suppose this must be dying," he said to himself, as he noticed that the new day had blotted out the sunlight. " To Berkeley Noone, this was the real point at issue.

He would have been able to get up; only that it was so delicious to lie there seemingly free--he reminded himself that it could be no more than seemingly free--from torture, and with his mental burdens gone. What had dispelled them he didn't know; but it was a fact that they had rolled away. " he murmured to himself. " He was not surprised at the voice. Familiar with the fancies of the dying, he knew to what to ascribe it. He reminded himself that he must hold on to his senses till he was deprived of them, and so made no effort to reply.

Words like "where" and "when" began to give up their meaning. That which was vital to the past being his forever, conditions of time and place did not arise. All the taxed and tired recesses of his being, so worn with the struggle against chance and change and mortal fear, could rest. "After all," Angel answered to these reflections, "rest is humanity's primary craving. It asserts itself above all demands for joy or power. Just as the infant's capacity for sleep is beyond any other of its functions, so to those emerging from mortality the mere knowledge of safety is a reason for taking that perfect, delicious repose which the Man of Dust never permits to himself or to his children.

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