The Sins Of The World
A CERTAIN man went down from Jerusalem to Jericho, and got into a trolley car. He had no stock in the line, and could not stop the car. The car rushed furiously over an unguarded crossing, and ran over a little girl. The man's car crushed the head of the child. (Thou art the man.)
A certain other man went from New York to Georgia, and got into a mob. He had no acquaintances in the town, and could not stop the mob. The mob rushed furiously down the street, and ran over a little girl; and the man's foot crushed her face. (I was the man.) Which, now, of us two, thinkest thou, went down to his house justified rather than the other?