July 3d. The sifting of the correspondences is done by Nature. This is its last and greatest contribution to mankind. Over the mouth of the grave the perfect and the imperfect submit to their final separation. Each goes to its own -- earth to earth, ashes to ashes, dust to dust, Spirit to Spirit. |The dust shall return to the earth as it was; and the Spirit shall return unto God who gave it.| Natural Law, Eternal Life, p.249.