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Sacred Poetry,

ARRANGED UNDER VARIOUS HEADS.

By H. D.

THEY RECEIVED THE WORD OF GOD WITH ALL READINESS OF MIND, AND
SEARCHED THE SCRIPTURES DAILY WHETHER THESE THINGS WERE SO.

Acts xvii. 11.

LORD, THOU ART TRUE; AND OH, THE JOY
TO TURN FROM OTHER WORDS TO THINE-
TO DIG THE GOLD WITHOUT ALLOY
FROM TRUTH'S UNFATHOMABLE MINE!

J. Montgomery.

KENDAL:

PUBLISHED BY HUDSON AND NICHOLSON.

KENDAL: PRINTED BY HUDSON AND NICHOLSON. PREFACE.

It would afford me sincere happiness to believe, that in offering my little book to the attention of the Public, J. was permitted to be the humble means of communicating even a small part of the interest I have myself felt, while engaged with the study of the Scriptures, in prosecution of my task; and should there, but in one instance, be excited, through the Divine blessing, a thirst after heavenly things,a love for that blessed Word of God which the patriarch esteemed more than his necessary food, I should have still deeper cause for thankfulness to Him who alone can open our eyes to behold the wondrous things out of His law.

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