||"I could decide if I were but certain, I answered: were I but convinced that it is Gods will I should marry you, I could vow to marry you here and nowcome afterwards what would! / My prayers are heard! ejaculated St. John. He pressed his hand firmer on my head, as if he claimed me: he surrounded me with his arm, almost as if he loved me (I say almostI knew the differencefor I had felt what it was to be loved; but, like him, I had now put love out of the question, and thought only of duty). I contended with my inward dimness of vision, before which clouds yet rolled. I sincerely, deeply, fervently longed to do what was right
.Show me, show me the path! I entreated of Heaven.