Ex-Governor Pennypacker, in an address that wa.s both kind and witty, said in Philadelphia of the divorce evil:
"There would be less divorce if there were more forgiveness. We forgive our enemies-would it be so dreadful to forgive our husbands and our wives?
"I have been reading a play by a Frenchman-Hervieu's Connaistoi-I wish we turned out stich plays in this country-and in the last act of this play an old soldier says a profoundly beautiful thing about those husbands and wives who forgive.
" 'Happiness,' he says, 'is so precious to some of us that, when it is broken, we stoop and gather up the pieces.' "