What doth it profit a man to gain the whole world if he suffer the loss of his immortal soul? Ah, my dear boys, believe me there is nothing in this wretched world that can make up for such a loss. " "Yes, miss; but to WHAT end?" "Why, that of dealing with me to her uncle. Their citizens individually have been happy and the nation prosperous. Since this century's beginning, a time of tempest has seemed to come upon the continents of the earth.