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5 He sees the brutish and the wise,
The tim'rous and the brave,
And hasten to the grave.]
" I'll give it to my land.”. en (Vain are his thoughts, his hopes are lost;
How soon his mem'ry dies! -His name is written in the dust,
Where his own carcass lies.]
And yet their sons, as vain,
And act their works again.
If honour rais'd them high,
Death feeds upon them there; 'Till the last trumpet breaks their sleep, In terrour and despair.]
C. M. Second Part. York. [*] Ver. 14, 15. Death and the Resurrection. 1 VE sons of pride, who hate the just,
And trample on the poor, When death has brought you down to dust, & Your pomp shall rise no more. o 2 The last great day shall change the scene, e When will that hour appear? When shall the just revive and reign
O’er all that scorn'd them here? -3 God will my naked soul receive,
When separate from the flesh; o And break the prison of the grave,
To raise my bones afresh. 9 4 Heav'n is my everlasting home,
Th' inheritance is sure ; -Let men of pride their rage resume, e But I'll repine no more.
L. M. Bath. 1*]
The rich Sinner's Death.
V And boast the large estates they have ?
Laid in the grave for worms to eat! o The saints shall in the morning rise,
And find the oppressor at their feet. e 5 His honours perish in the dust,
And pomp and beauty, birth and blood ; o That glorious day exalts the just,
To full dominion o'er the proud.
And raise me from my dark abode;
But dwell forever near my God.]
Ver. 146. The last Judgment,
I Bids the whole earth draw nigh; - The nations near the rising sun,
And near the western sky. 2 No more shall bold blasphemers say, d - Judgment will ne'er begin;" -No more abuse his long delay,
To impudence and sin.
Bright flames prepare his way;
Lead on the dreadful day!
Attending angels come ;
& And earth and hell shall know, and fear,
His justice and their doom. d 5 “ But gather all my saints," he cries,
" Who made their peace with God, 66 By the Redeemer's sacrifice,
"And sealed it with his blood. 6 4. Their faith and works, brought forth to light,
66 Shall make the world confess, “ My sentence of reward is right; "And hear'n adore my grace.”
C. M. SECOND Part. York. [*] Ver.10,11,14,15, 23. Obedience is better than Sacrifice. 1 ITTHUS saith the Lord, "The spacious fields,
1 And flocks and herds are mine ; «O'er all the cattle of the hills,
'I claim a right divine. 62 I ask no sheep for sacrifice,
Nor bullocks burnt with fire ; "To hope and love, to pray and praise,
• Is all that I require. 3 Call upon me when trouble's near,
My hand shall set thee free; "Then shall thy thankful lips declare,
"The honours due to me. 4 The man who offers humble praise,
• He glorifies me best : • And those who tread my holy ways,
Shall my salration taste.'?
C. M. THIRD PART. Reading. [b] Ver. 1,5, 8, 16, 21, 22. The Judgment of Hypocrites. 1 (W HEN Christ to judgment shall descend,
V And saints surround their Lord ; He calls the nations to attend,
And hear his awful word. d 2 Not for the want of bullocks slain,
• Will I the would reprove : • Altars and rites, and forms are vain,
• Without the fire of love. 3. And what have hypocrites to do,
“To bring their sacrifice ?
"They call my statutes just and true,
And sin without control ?
With anguish in your soul.'
Before his wrath appear;
Hypocrisy exposed. 1 THE Lord, the Judge, his churches warns ;
1 Let hypocrites attend and fear, Who place their hope in rites and forms,
But make not faith nor love their care.
With lips of falsehood and deceit;
And put far off the dreadful hour.
And sets their crimes before their eyes !
The last Judgment. 1[/THE Lord, the sov'reign, sends his summons forth,
"I Calls the south nations, and awakes the north, From east to west the sounding orders spread, Thro' distant worlds, and regions of the dead :
No more shall Atheists mock his long delay;