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at the river Jordan. Jesus coming there is I, whọ ere while the happy garden sang baptized; and is attested, by the descent of By one man's disobedience lost, now sing the Holy Ghost, and by a voice from Heaven, Recover'd Paradise to all mankind, to be the Son of God. Satan, who is present, By one man's firm obedience fully tried upon this immediately flies up into the regions Through all temptation, and the tempter foild of the air: where, summoning his infernal In all his wiles, defeated and repuls'd, council, he acquaints them with his appre- And Eden rais'd in the waste wilderness. hensions that Jesus is that seed of the Woman, Thou Spirit, who ledst this glorious eremite destined to destroy all their power, and points Into the desert, his victorious field, (thence oît to them the immediate necessity of bring- Against the spiritual foe, and brought'st him ing the matter to proof, and of attempting, By proof the undoubted Son of God, inspire, by snares and fraud, to counteract and de- As thou art wont, my prompted song, else mute, feat the person, from whom they have so much And bear through height or depth of Nature's to dread. This office he offers himself to un

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[deeds dertake ; and, his offer being accepted, sets with prosperous wing full summ'd, to tell of out on his enterprise.—In the mean time God, Above heroic, though in secret done, in the assembly of holy angels, declares that And unrecorded left through many an age; he has given up his Son to be tempted by Sa-Worthy to have not remain’d so long unsung. tan; but foretels that the tempter shall be Now had the great proclaimer, with a voice completely defeated by him :-upon which More awful than the sound of trumpet, cried the angels sing a hymn of triumph. Jesus is Repentance, and Heaven's kingdom nigh at hand led up by the Spirit into the wilderness, while to all baptiz'd: to his great baptism flockd he is meditating on the commencement of his with awe the regions round, and with them great office of Saviour of mankind. Pursuing his meditations he narrates, in a soliloquy, From Nazareth the son of Joseph deem'd what divine and philanthrophic impulses he To the flood Jordan; came, as then obscure, had felt from his early youth, and how his Unmark'd, unknown; but him the Baptist soon mother Mary, on perceiving these dispositions Descried, divinely warn'd, and witness bore in him, had acquainted him with the circum- As to his worthier, and would have resigu'd stances of his birth, and informed bim that To him his heavenly office; nor was long he was no less a person than the Son of God; His witness unconfirm'd: on him baptiz'd to which he adds what his own inquiries and Heaven open'd, and in likeness of a dove reflections had supplied in confirmation of this The Spirit descended, while the Father's voice great truth, and particularly dwells on the From Heaven pronounc'd him his beloved Son. recent attestation of it at the river Jordan. That heard the adversary, who, roving still Our Lord passes forty days, fasting, in the About the world, at that assembly fam'd wilderness, where the wild beasts become would not be last, and, with the voice divine mild and harmless in his presence. Salan Nigh thunder-struck, the exalted man, to whom now appears under the form of an old peasant; Such high attest was given, a while survey'd and enters into discourse with our Lord, won With wonder; then, with envy fraught and rage, dering what could have brought him alone Flies to his place, nor rests, but in mid air into so dangerous a place, and at the same To council summons all his mighty peers, time professing to recognize him for the per- Within thick clouds and dark ten-fold involv'd, son lately acknowledged by John, at the river A gloomy consistory; and them amidst, Jordan, to be the Son of God. Jesus briefly with looks aghast and sad, he thus bespake. replies. Satan rejoins with a description of “O ancient powers of air, and this wide world, the difficulty of supporting life in the wilder- (For much more willingly I mention air, ness; and entreats Jesus, if he be really the ìhis our old conquest, than remember Hell, Son of God, to manifest his divine power, by Our hated habitation) well ye know changing some of the stones into bread. Je- How many ages, as the years of men, sus reproves bim, and at the same time tells This universe we have possess'd, and ruld, him that he knows who he is. Satan instantly In manner at our will, the affairs of Earth, avows himself, and offers an artful apology Since Adam and his facile consort Eve for himself and his conduct. Our blessed Lost Paradise, deceiv'd by me; though since Lord severely reprimands him, and refutes With dread attending when that fatal wound every part of his justification.' Satan, with Shall be inflicted by the seed of Eve much semblance of humility, still endea- Upon my head. Long the decrees of Heaven yours to justify hinself; and, professing his Delay, for longest time to him is short; admiration of Jesus and his regard for virtue, And now, too soon for us, the circling hours requests to be permitted at a future time to This dreaded time have compass'd, wherein we * hear more of his conversation; but is answer Must bide the stroke of that long-threaten'd ed, that this must be as he shall find per-|(At least if so we can, and by the head (wound, mission from above. Satan then disappears, Broken be not intended all our power and the book closes with a short description of To be infring'd, our freedom and our being, night coming on in the desert,

In this fair empire won of Earth and air,)

For this ils news I bring, the woman's seed p. 70, &c. But the arguments, which he has Destin'd to this, is late of woman born. there given, are too diffuse; and want that con- His birth to our just fear gave no small cause: ciseness and energy which distinguish Mr. Dun- But his growth now to youth's full flower dis ster's. TODD,

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All virtue, grace, and wisdom to achieve Then told'st her, doubting how these thing Things highest, greatest, multiplies my fear.

could be Before him a great prophet, to proclaim To her a virgin, that on her should come His coming, is sent harbinger, who all

The Holy Ghost, and the power of the Highests Invites, and in the consecrated stream

O'ershadow her. This man, born and now upPretends to wash off sin, and fit them, so To show him worthy of his birth divine (grown, Purified, to receive him pure, or rather

And high prediction, henceforth I expose To do him honour as their king : all come, To Satan; let him tempt, and now assay And he himself among them was baptiz'd; His utmost subtlety, because he boasts Not thence to be more pure, but to receive And vaunts of bis great cunning to the throng The testimony of Heaven, that who he is Of his apostacy: be might have learnt Thenceforth the nations may not doubt; 1 saw Less overweening, since he fail'd in Job, The prophet do him reverence; on him, rising Whose constant perseverance overcame Out of the water, Heaven above the clouds Whate'er his cruel malice could invent. Unfold her crystal doors : thence on his head He now shall know I can produce a man, A perfect dove descend, (whate'er it meant,) Of female seed, far abler to resist And out of Heaven the sovran voice I heard, All his solicitations, and at length * This is my Son belov'd, in him am pleas'd.' All his vast force, and drive him back to Hell His mother then is mortal; but bis Sire

Winning, by conquest, what the first man lost, He who obtains the monarchy of Heaven: By fallacy surpris'd. But first I mean And wbat will he not do to advance his Son? To exercise him in the wilderness; His first-begot we know, and sore have felt, There he shall first lay down the rudiments When his fierce thunder drove us to the deep: , Of his great warfare, ere I send him forth Who this is we must learn, for Man be seems To conquer Sin and Death, the two grand foes, In all his lineaments, though in his face By humiliation and strong sufferance: The glimpses of his father's glory shine, His weakness shall o'ercome Satanic strength, Ye see our danger on the utmost edge

And all the world, and mass of sinful flesh, Of hazard, which admits no long debate, That all the angels and ethereal powers, But must with something sudden be opposid, They now, and men hereafter, may discern, (Not force, but well-couch'd fraud, well-woven From what consummate virtue I have chose Ere in the head of nations he appear, (snares,) This perfect man, by merit call'd my Son, Their king, their leader, and supreme on Earth. To earn salvation for the sons of men.” I, when no other durst, sole undertook

So spake the Eternal Father, and all Heaven The dismal expedition to find out

Admiring stood a space, then into hymns And ruin Adam; and the exploit perform'd Burst forth, and in celestial measures mor'd, Successfully : a calmer voyage now [once, Circling the throne and singing, while the hand Will waft me; and the way, found prosperous Sung with the voice, and this the argument. Induces best to hope of like success."

“Victory and triumph to the Son of God, He ended, and his words impression left Now entering his great duel, not of arms, Of much amazement to the infernal crew, But to vanquish by wisdom hellish wiles ! Distracted, and surpris'd with deep dismay The Father knows the Son; therefore secure At these sad tidings; but no time was then Ventures his filial virtue, though untried, For long indulgence to their fears or grief: Against whate'er may tempt, whate'er seduce, Unanimous they all commit the care

Allure, or terrify, or undermine. And management of this main enterprise Be frustrate, all ye stratagems of Hell, To him, their great dictator, whose attempt And, devilish machinations, come to naught !" At first against mankind so well had thriv'd So they in Heaven their odes and vigils tun'di In Adam's overthrow, and led their march Mean while the Son of God, who yet some days From Hell's deep-vaulted den to dwell in light, Lodg'd in Bethabara, where John baptiz'd, Regents, and potentates, and kings, yea gods, Musing, and inuch revolving in his breast, Of many a pleasant realm and province wide, How best the mighty work he might begin So to the coast of Jordan he directs

Of saviour to mankind, and which way first His easy steps, girded with snaky wiles,

Pablish his God-like office now mature, Where he might likeliest find this new-declar'd, One day forth walk'd alone, the Spirit leading This Man of men, attested Son of God,

And his deep thoughts, the better to converse Temptation and all guile on him to try;

With solitude, till, far from track of men, So to subvert whom he suspected rais'd

Thought following thought, and step by step led To end his reign on Earth, so long enjoy'd : He enter'd now the bordering desert wild, [on, But, contrary, unweeting he fulfill'd

And, with dark shades and rocks environ'd The purpos'd council, pre-ordain'd and fix'd, His holy meditations thus pursued. [round, of the Most High; who, in full frequence “0, what a multitude of thoughts at once bright

Awaken’d in me swarm, while I consider Of angels, thus to Gabriel smiling spake. What from within I feel myself, and here

" Gabriel, this day by proof thou shalt behold, What from without comes often to my ears, Thou and all angels conversant on Earth III sorting with my present state compard! With man or men's affairs, how I begin

When I was yet a child, no childish play To verify that solemn message, late

To me was pleasing; all my mind was set On which I sent thee to the virgin pure

Serious to learn and know, and thence to do In Galilee, that she should bear a son,

What might be public good; myself I thought Great in renown, and call'd the Son of God; Born to that end, bora to promote all truth,

All righteous things': therefore, above my years,' | Which I believ'd was from above; but he is The law of God I read, and found it sweet, | Straight knew me, and with loudest voice pro Made it my whole delight, and in it grew

claim'd To such perfection, that, ere yet my age Me him, (for it was shown him so from Heaven,) Had measur'd twice six years, at our great feast Me him, whose harbinger he was ; and first I went into the temple, there to hear

Refus'd on me his baptism to confer, The teachers of our law, and to propose [own; | As much his greater, and was hardly won: What might improve my knowledge or their But, as I rose out of the laving stream, And was admir'd by all : yet this not all

| Heaven opened her eternal doors, from whence To which my spirit aspir'd ; victorious deeds The Spirit descended on me like a dove; Flam'd in my heart, heroic acts; one white And last, the sum of all, my father's voice, To rescue Israel from the Roman yoke, . Audibly heard from Heaven, pronounc'd me his, Then to subdue and quell, o'er all the Earth, * Me his beloved son, in whom alone Brute violeuice and proud tyrannic power, He was well pleas'd ;' by which I knew the time 'Till truth were freed, and equity restor'd: Now full, that I no more should live obscure, Yet held it more humane, more heavenly, tirst | But openly begin, as best becomes, By winning words to conquer willing hearts, The authority which I deriv'd from Heaven. And make persuasion do the work of fear; And now by some strong motion I am led At least to try, and teach the erring soul, Into this wilderness, to what intent Not wilfully misdoing, but unaware

I learn not yet; perhaps I need not know, Misled; the stubborn only to subdue. (ceiving, For what concerns my knowledge God reveals." These growing thoughts my mother soon per- So spake our Morning-star, then in his rise, By words at times cast forth, inly rejoic'd,

And, looking round, on every side bebeld And said to me apart, '' High are thy thoughts, A pathless desert, dusk with horrid shades; O son, but nourish them, and let them soar The way he came not having mark'd, retur To what height sacred virtue and true worth Was difficult, by human steps untrod; Can raise them, though above example higb; And he still on was led, but with such thoughts By matchless deeds express thy matchless sire, Accompanied of things past and to come For know, thou art no son of mortal man; Lodged in his breast, as well might recommend Though men esteem thee low of parentage, Such solitude before choicest society. Thy father is the Eternal King who rules

Full forty days he pass'd, whether on hill All Heaven and Earth, angels and sons of men; Sometimes, anon on shady vale, each night A messenger from God foretold thy birth

Under the covert of some ancient oak, Conceiv'd in me a virgin ; he foretold, [throne, | Or cedar, to defend him from tbe dew, Thou should'st be great, and sit on David's Or harbour'd in one cave, is not reveald; And of thy kingdom there should be no end. | Nor tasted human food, nor hunger felt At thy nativity, a glorious quire

Till those days ended ; hunger'd then at last Of angels, in the fields of Bethlehem, sung Among wild beasts: they at his sight grew mild, To shepherds, watching at their folds by night, Nor sleeping him nor waking harm'd; "his walk And told them the Messiah now was born, * The fiery serpent ffed and noxious worm, Where they might see him, and to thiee they The lion and fierce tiger glar'd aloof. came,

But now an aged man in rural weeds, Directed to the manger where thou lay'st, Following, as seem'd, the quest of some strayewe, For in the inn was left no better room:

Or wither'd sticks to gather, which might serve A star, not seen before, in Heaven appearing, Against a winter's day, when winds blow keen, Guided the wise men thither from the east, To warm him wet return'd from field at ere, To'honour thee with incense, myrrh, and gold; He saw approach, who first with curious eye By whose bright course led on they foand the Perus'd him, then with words thus utter'd spake. place,

“'Sir, what ill chance hath brought thee to Affirming it thy star, new-graven in Heaven,

this place By which they knew the king of Israel torn. So far from path or road of men, who pass Just Simeon and prophetic Anna, warnid

In troop or caravan? for single none By vision, found thee in the temple, and spake, Durst ever, who return'd, and dropt not here Before the altar and the vested priest,

Ais carcase, pin'd with hunger and with drought, Like things of thee to all that present stood.' I ask the rather, and the more admire, This having heard, straight I again revolv'd For that to me thou seem'st the Man, whom late The law and prophets, searching what was writ Our new baptizing prophet at the ford Concerning the Messiah, lo our scribes (spake Of Jordan honour'd so, and calP'd thee Son Known partly, and soon found, of whom they Of God: I saw and heard, for we sometimes I am; this chiefly, that my way must lie Who dwell this wild, constrain'd by want, come Through many a hard assay, even to the death,

'forth Ere I the promis'd kingdom cap altain,

To town or village nigh, (nighest is far,) Or work redemption for mankind, whose sins Whére aught we hear, and curions are to hear, Full weigiit must be transferr'd upon my head. What happens new; fame also finds us out." ** Yet, neither thus dishearterd or distay'd,. To whom the Son of God. “Who brought The time prefix'd I waited; when behold

me hither, The Baptist, (of whose birth I oft had heard, Will bring me hence; to other guide I seek.” Not knew by sight,) now come, who was to “ By miracle he may," replied the swain; Before Messiah, and his way prepare! [come “What other way I see not, for we here I, as all others, to his baptist came,

Live on tough roots and stubs, to thirst inurd

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More than the camel, and to drink go far, | Man fallin shall be restor'd, I never more:
Men to much misery and hardship born :,

To wbom our Saviour sternly thus replied.
But, if thou be the Son of God, command “ Deservedly thou griev'st, compos'd of lies
That ont of these hard stones be made thee bread, From the beginning, and in lies wilt end;
So shalt thou save thyself, and is relieve Who boast'st release from Hell, and leave to
With food, whereof we wretched seldom taste."

- come He ended, and the Son of God replied.

Into the Heaven of Heavens: thou coin'st indeed ** Think'st thou such force in bread? Is it not As a poor miserable captive thrall

Comes to the place where be before had sat (For I discern thee other than thou seem'st) Among the prime in splendour, now depos'd, • Man lives not by bread only, but each word Ejected, emptied, gaz'd, uppitied, shunn'd, Proceeding from the mouth of God, who fed A spectacle of ruin, or of scorn, Our fathers here with manna?' in the mount | To all the host of Heaven: the happy place Moses was forty days, nor eat, nor drank; Imparts to thee no happiness, no joy, And forty days Elijah, without food,

Rather inflames thy torment: representing Wander'd this barren waste; the same I now: Lost bliss, to thee no more communicable, Why dost thou then suggest to me distrust, .. | So never more in Hell than when in Heaven. Knowing who I am, as I know who thou art > Put thou art serviceable to Heaven's King. Whom thus answer'd the arch-fiend, now Wilt thou impute to obedience what thy fear undisguis'd,

Extorts, or pleasure to do ill excites? " "Tis true I am that Spirit unfortunate, What but thy malice mov'd thee to misdeem Who, leagu'd with millions more in rash revolt, Of righteous Job, then cruelly to afflict him Kept not my happy station, but was driven With all inflictions? but his patience won. With them from bliss to the bottomless deep, | The other service was thy chosen task, Yet to that hideous place not so confin'd ** To be a liar in four hundred mouths; By rigour unconniving, but that oft,

For lying is thy sustenance, thy food. Leaving my dolorous prison, I enjoy

Yet thou pretend'st to truth; all oracles Large liberty to round this globe of earth,

By thee are given, and what confess'd more true Or range in the air ; nor from the Heaven of Among the nations ? that hath been thy craft, Heavens

By mixing somewhat true to rent more lies Hath he excluded my resort sometimes. But what have been thy answers, what but I came among the sons of God, when he Gare up into my hands Uzzean Job

Ambiguous, and with double sense deluding, To prove him, and illustrate his high worth; Which they who ask'd have seldom understood, And, when to all his angels he propos'd

And not well understood as good not known? To draw the proud king Ahab into fraud

Who ever by consulting at thy shrine
That he might fall in Ramoth, they demurring, Return'd the wiser, or the more instruct,
I undertook that office, and the tongues

To fiy or fullow what concern'd him most,
Of all his flattering prophets glibb'd with lies And run not sooner to his fatal snare?
To his destruction, as I had in charge;

| For God hath justly given the nations up For what he bids I do. Though I have lost Tothy delusions; justly, since they fell Much lustre of my native brightness, lost

Idolatrous : but, when his purpose is To be belov'd of God, I have not lost

Among them to declare his providence (truth, . To love, at least contemplate and admire, To thee not known, whence hast thou then thy What I see excellent in good, or fair,

But from him, or his angels president Or virtuous; I should so have lost all sense : În every province, who, themselves disdaining What can then be less in me than desire

To approach thy temples, give thee in command To see thee and approach thee, whom I know What, to the smallest tittle. thou shalt say Declar'd the Son of God, to hear attent

To thy adorers? Thou, with trembling fear, Thy wisdom, and behold thy God-like deeds? | Or like a fawning parasite, obey'st : Men generally think me much a foe

Then to thyself ascrib'st the truth foretold. To all mankind : why should I ? they to me But this thy glory shall be soon retrench'd; Never did wrong or violence; by them : No more shalt thou by oracling abuse I lost not what I lost, rather by them dwell, The Gentiles; henceforth oracles are ceas'd, I gain'd what I have gain'd, and with them | And thou no more with pomp and sacrifice Copartner in these regions of the world,

Shalt be inquir'd at Delphos, or elsewhere; If not disposer; lend them oft my aid,

At least in vain, for they shall find thee mute. Oft my advice by presages and signs,

God hath now sent his living oracle And answers, oracles, portents and dreams, Into the world to teach his final will, Whereby they may direct their future life. And sends his Spirit of Truth henceforth to dwell Envy they say excites me, thus to gain

In pious hearts, an inward oracle Companions of my misery and woe.

To all truth requisite for men to know." At first it may be; but, long since with woe So spake our Saviour, but the subtle fi nd, Nearer acquainted, now I feel, by proof,

Though inly stung with anger and disdai, That fellowship in pain divides not smart, Diesembled, and this answer smooth return'l. Nor lighteos aught each man's peculiar load. "Sharply thou hast insisted on rebuke, Small consolation then, were inan adjoin'd : And urg'd me with hard doings, which not will This wounds nie most, (what can it less ?) that But misery hath wrested from me. Where Yan,

Fasily canst thou find one miserable,

And not enforc'd oft-times to part from truth, i wilderness, where others had been miracu. If it.may stand him more in stead to lie,

lously fed, tempts him with a sumptuous bar Say and unsay, feign, flatter, or abjure ?

quet of the most luxurious kind. This he reBut thou art plac'd above me, thou art Lord; jects, and the banquet vanishes.-Satan, finding From thee I can, and must submiss, endure, our Lord not to be assailed on the ground of Check or reproof, and glad to 'scape so quit. appetite, tempts him again by offering him Hard are the ways of Truth, and rough to walk, riches, as the means of acquiring power: this Smooth on the tongue discours'd, pleasing to the Jesus also rejects, producing many instances And tuneable as sylvan pipe or song ; [ear, of great actions performed by persons under What wonder then if I delight to hear mire virtuous poverty, and specifying the danger Her dictates from thy mouth? Most men ad of riches, and the cares and pains inseparable Virtue, who follow not her lore: permit me

from power and greatness. To hear thee when I corne, (since no man comes,) And talk at least, though I despair to attain. | Mean while the new-baptiz'd, who yet re Thy father, who is holy, wise, and pure,

main'd Suffers the hypocrite or atheous priest

At Jordan with the Baptist, and had seen To tread his sacred courts, and minister

Him whom they heard so late expressly call'd About his altar, bandling holy things,

Jesus Messiah, Son of God declar'd, Praying or vowing; and vouchsaf'd his voice And on that high authority had believ'd, To Balaam reprobate, a prophet yet

And with him talk'd, and with him lodg'd; I Inspir'd: disdain not such access to me."

mean To whom our Saviour, with unalter'd brow: Andrew and Simon, famous after known, Thy coming hither, though I know thy With others, though in Holy Writ not namn'ds scope,

Now missing him, their joy so lately found, I bid not, or forbid; do as thou find'st (So lately found, and so abruptly gone,) Permission from above; thou canst not more." Began to doubt, and doubted many days,

He added not; and Satan, bowing low And, as the days increas'd, increas'd their doubt His gray dissimulation, disappear'd

Sometimes they thought he might be only shown, Into tbin air diffus'd: for now began

And for a time caught up to God, as once Night with her sullen wings to double-shade Moses was in the mount and missing long, The desert ; fowls in their clay nests were And the great Thisbite, who on fiery wheels conch'd ;

Rode up to Heaven, yet once again to come: And now wild bcasts came forth the woods to Therefore, as those young prophets thon with . . roam.

Sought lost Elijah, so in each place these care -Nigh to Bethabara ; in Jericho

The city of palms, Ænon, and Salem old,

Machærus, and each town or city wall'd
PARADISE REGAINED. . On this side the broad lake Genezaret,

Or in Peræa; but returu'd in vain.
BOOK IT.

Then on the bank of Jordan, by a creek, (play,

Where winds with reeds and osiers whispering
THE ARGUMENT.

Plain fishermen, (to greater men them call,)
Close in a cottage low together got,

Their unexpected loss and plaints outbreath'd. The disciples of Jesus, uneasy at his long ab- “Alas, from what high hope to what relapse

sence, reason amongst themselves concerning | Unlook'd for are we fall'n ! our eyes beheld it. Mary also gives vent to her maternal | Messiah certainly now come, so long anxiety: in the expression of which she re- Expected of our fathers; we have heard capitulates many circumstances respecting the | His words, his wisdom full of grace and truth; birth and early life of her son. --Satan again Now, now, for sure, deliverance is at hand, meets his infernal council, reports the bad

The kingdom shall to Israel be restor'd; success of his first temptation of our blessed Thus we rejoic'd, but soon our joy is turn'd Lord, and calls upon them for counsel and Into perplexity and new amaze : assistance. Belial proposes the tempting of For whither is he gone, what accident Jesus with women. Satan rebukes Belial for

Hath rapt him from us? will he now retire his dissoluteness, charging on bim all the profiigacy of that kind ascribed by the poets Our expectation? God of Israel, tot he heathen gods, and rejects his proposal Send thy Messiah forth, the time is comé; as in no respect likely to succeed. Satan then Behold the kings of the Earth, how they oppress suggests other modes of temptation, particu Thy cho en; to what height their power unjast larly proposing to avail himself of the circum They have exalted, and behind them cast stance of our Lord's hungering ; and, taking

All fear of thee; arise, and vindicate a band of chosen spirits with him, returns Thy glory; free thy people from their yoke. to resume his enterprise. -Jesus hungers in Rut let us wait; thus far he hath performn'd, the desert.-Night comes on; the manner in

Sent his anointed, and to us reveal'd him, which our Saviour passes the night is des

By his great prophet, pointerl at and shown scribed.-Morning advances. --Satan againap-1 In public, and with hita we have convers'd: pears to Jesus, and, after expressing wonder Let us be glad of this, and all our fears Txat he should be po entirely neglected in the Lay on bis providence ; he will not, tail,

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