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With herbs and plants, a flow'ry birth,
The naked globe he crown'd,
Or sun to warm the ground.
Behold! the sun appears ;
To mark our months and years.
Did vital beings frame,
And fish of ev'ry name.
the lion and the worm
Rose from the teeming earth.
The sov’reign of the rest ;
With God's own image blest.
The young creation stood;
A CHILD'S HYMN FOR THE CLOSE OF THE WEEK. ac-cept, receive
guar-di-an, watchful garder. e-ter-ni-ty, duration
a-dore', reverence; without end; for ever- æternitas. ship frame, state of mind fremman. an-gel, messenger angelos. em-ploy', use; spend employer. a-stray', out of the right ver-i-ty, truth; integ
a, stray. rity
forma. pro-claim', make known clamo. hum--ble, lowly; not proud humilis.
Before thy footstool, God of truth,
A humble child bows down,
And errors all to own. 1 “ For the Lord God had not caused it to rain upon the earth.”Gen. ii. 5.
I know thou art the fountain-head
Whence all my blessings flow;
I dare not seek to know :
The pathway of the storm ;
Which rolling waves deform" :
Thou seest me night and day ?,
That goes from thee astray.
Has round me been for good –
In wilderness or wood.
Thy guardian shield be spread 3 ;
A watch around my bed.
For all thy love to me:
Thy truth and verity!
Watch o'er my thoughts that stray,
Of a new Sabbath-day.
Thy day, due praise to give
And died, that I might live 4 :
1 “ Who layeth the beams of his 3 “I will both lay me down in chambers in the waters; who maketh peace, and sleep; for thou, Lord, only the clouds his chariots; who walketh makest me dwell in safety.” – Pš. upon the wings of the wind.”- Ps. iv. 8. civ. 3. See also Ps. xviii, 10, &c. 4 “Who died for us, that we should
2 “ The eyes of the Lord are in live together with him.” — 1 Thes. every place, beholding the evil and the good.” - Prov. xv. 3.
Who rose again and went above,
That sinful ones, like me,
To all eternity
My kindred and my race,
For riches of thy grace.
And joys — a mighty store,
Turn, O turn a pitying eye-
1 “ Jesus wept.”—John, xi. 35. 5 “ And there was darkness over
2 « And when he was come near, all the earth until the ninth hour.”_ he beheld the city, and wept over it.” Luke, xxiii. 44. Luke, xix. 41.
6 « And when Jesus had cried with 3 “ And as they did eat, he said, a loud voice, he said, Father, into thy Verily, I say unto you, that one of hands I commend my spirit ; and you shall betray me.” Matt. xxvi. having said thus, he gave up the 21. See also vers. 22, &c.
ghost.”—Luke, xxiii. 46. 4 « And being in an agony, he 7 “ Whom God hath raised up, prayed more earnestly; and his sweat having loosed the pains of death; bewas as it were great drops blood cause it was not possible that he falling down to the ground.” — Luke, should be holden of it.”-Acts, ii. 24. xxii. 44.
THE LAMENTATION OF DAVID OVER SAUL AND JONATHAN.
valeo. arms, weapons ex-cite', rouse up
cito. sal-cred, holy dire, dreadful
dirus. di-vide', separate tor'-rent, rolling like a
la-ment, mourn rapid stream
torreo. in'-crease, produce cym'-bal, a musical in
re-flect', throw back strument
kumbalon. de-voured', consumed pæ-ans, songs of triumph pæan. savl-age, cruel of'-fer-ings, sacrifices ob, fero. wan, did win
2 SAMUEL, CA, I.
Sunk to the dead;
Thy mountains stain
Their dire delight!
Their pleasure flow :
You offerings pay:
Great battles wan:
With slaughter red.
| Sauvage (Fr.), wild ; unculti- principal cities of the Philistines. See vated.
Geography of Palestine, p. 81. 2 Gath and Askelon, two of the 3 Geography of Palestine, p. 6.