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No access do I find
To the Friend of mankind; I can ask for his mercy no more. 7 Tongue cannot declare
The torment I bear, (While no end of my troubles I fee)
Only Adam could tell
On the day that he fell,
I wander abroad,
And how great is my pain,
That I cannot regain My Eden of Jesus's love? 9 I never thall rise
To my first paradise,
But I feel a faint hope
That at láft he will stoop,
Recover his forfeited peace;
What hope of a Tecond release ?
To spare such a rebél as me ?
Such plenteous redemption in thee ! 2 O Jesus, of thee I require,
If fill thou art able to save,
And ranfom my soul from the grave, The help of thy Spirit restore,
And shew me the life-giving blood, And pardon a finner once more,
And bring me again unto God. 3 0 Jesus, in pity draw near,
Come quickly to help a lost soul,
And make a poor Lazarus whole ;
(Thou seest the fore anguish I feel) Save, Lord, or I perilh, I die;
O rave, or I ank into hell! 4 I fink, if thou longer delay
Thy pardoning mercy to show ;
The pow'r of thy paffion below.
One drop of thy blood I implore :
The finner a finner no more.
FOR THE KING.
Lord, thou hast bid thy people pray
And thy vicegerent's reign,
Nor can we pray in vain.
From his anointed head;
To life eternal lead.
3 Cover his enemies with shame, Defeat their dire malicivús aim,
Their bafled hopes deftrcy; But show'r on him thy bleflings down; Crown him with grace, with giory crown,
And everlasting joy: 4 To hoary hairs be thou his God, Late may ho seek that high abode,
Late to his heav'n remove : Of virtues full, and happy days, Accounted worthy, by thy grace,
To fill a throne above. 5 And when thou dost his fp'rit receive, O give him, in his offspring, give
Us back our king again. Preserve him, Providence Dvine, And let the long-illustrious line
To latest ages reign.
And exercise thy pow'r;
Till time shall be no more.
A PARENT'S PRAYER.
Send forth thy truth and light
And guide our steps aright ;
2 To steer our dangerous course between
The rocks on either hand, And fix us in our golden mien,
And bring our charge to land. 3 Made apt by thy sufficient grace,
To teach as taught by thee, We come to train in all thy ways"
Our rifing progeny.
And mortify their pride;
To find the Crocify'd!
By thy example taught,
And rectify their thought. 6 We would persuade their heart t'obey,
With mildest zeal proceed ;
When love will do the deed.
The wisdom from above;
And pure ingenuous love :
With-hold the hurtful food;
And draw their souls to God.
A MASTER's PRAYER.
LASTIR fupreme, I look to thee
Endue me with thy patient love.
% That, taught according to thy will
To rule my family aright,
With all my heart and all my mnight. 3 Inferiors, as a sacred trust,
I froin the soy'reiga Lord receive,
Impartial I to all may give :
From vice and wickedness restrain : Mistakes and lefser faults pass by,
And govern with a looser reign. 5 The servant faithfully discreet,
Gentle to him, and good, and mild, Him I would tenderiy entreat,
And Icarce distinguish from a child. 6 Order if some iavert, confound,
Their Lord's authority betray, I hearken to the gospel-sound,
And trace the providential way, 7 As far from abjectness as pride,
Wich condescending dignity, Jesus, I make thy word my guide,
And keep the poft alliga'd by thee. & O could I emulate the zeal
Thou dost to thy poor servants bear; The troubles, griefs, and burdens feel
Of fou.s intruiled to my care : 9 In daily pray'r to God commend
The souls whom God expir'd to save; And think how soon my sway may end,
And all be equal in the grave.