Final Word

April 7, 1995

This week's Final Word comes from Perictione's boy:

"This at any rate is my advice, that we should believe the soul to be immortal, capable of enduring all evil and all good, and always keep our feet on the upward way and pursue justice with wisdom. So we shall be at peace with the gods and with ourselves, both in our life here and when, like the victors in the games collecting their prizes, we receive our reward; and both in this life and in the thousand-year journey which I have described, all will be well with us."

The winner of last week's competition, who correctly identified Kevin Brownlow's The Parade's Gone By , is P. R. Bellamy of Plymouth.

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