36 A. BURMESE ENCHANTMENT.
obliterated, that these two will instinctively recognise one another in lives to come. All the merit they have stored, all the good they have done, was dedicated to this end. All the yearning of their love, sprinkled with tears, is pregnant with power to re-unite. 4 4 Owing to their merit they shall have a meeting. " Thadu, it is well.
THE DEAD, WHO DIE NOT UTTERLY.
; All our knowledge is bequeathed knowledge. The dead have left us record......"aKokoro.
The knowledge of the dead is incarnate And latent in the new-born infant's mind. New generations fresh experience make To add to what the dead have left behind. Our inmost, individual self we owe To actions, words, and thoughts of long ago.
Likes and dislikes, which seem unreasoned, blind ; Strange contradictions ; loathings ; yearnings tense Inherent in the individual mind :a These qualities are heritage immense, Bequeathed us from the very dawn of time, Ourselves ancestors in the ancestral line.
Dead generations die not utterly.
But live again in our subconscious mind,
Though we cannot recall the memory
Of countless lives that we have left behind ;
Only there still survives in us a sense,
An instinctaborn of long experience.An instincta born of long experience.