and again." On the whole, although no final goal was reached, these different influences helped to quicken and mature his thought, and, at any rate, to sweep away the fragments of his boyish atheism. God had become a reality.
Mr. Gandhi passed his examination with credit, but with no particular distinction, and at the end of his three years was called to the Bar. Immediately afterwards he returned home.
"What idea did you form of English life?" I asked him. "Did it impress you favourably?" "Yes," he replied, with emphasis, "even now, next to India. I would rather live in London than in any other place in the world."