The Whence and the Whither of Man; A Brief History of His Origin and Development Through Conformity to Environment; Being the Morse Lectures of 1895Online Periodical or Article
But how few of the visions are realized. Faust sums up the whole of life in the twice-repeated word versagen renounce and history tells a similar story. Terah died in Haran; Abraham obtained but a grave in the land promised him and his children; Jacob cheated in marriage bitterly disappointed in his children died in exile leaving his descendants to become slaves in the land of Egypt; and Moses their heroic deliverer died in the mountains of Moab in sight of the land which he was forbidden to enter.
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