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This new guest to her eyes new laws hath given : 'Twas once look up, 'tis now look down to Heaven. “IT IS BETTER TO GO INTO HEAVEN WITH
ONE EYE," ETC.:-Mark ix., 47. One eye? a thousand rather, and a thousand more, To fix those full-faced glories ! O, he's poor Of eyes that has but Argus' store ! Yet, if thou'lt fill one poor eye with Thy Heaven and
Each blest drop on each blest limb
“ BUT NOW THEY HAVE SEEN AND HATED."
- John xv., 24. Seen? and yet hated Thee? they did not see, They saw Thee not, that saw and hated Thee : No, no, they saw Thee not, O Life, O Love, Who saw aught in Thee that their hate could move ! “AND HE ANSWERED THEM NOTHING.”
-Matt. xxvii., 12.
God spake once when He all things made,
'Tis made by Nothing now again. UPON THE ASS THAT BORE OUR SAVIOUR. Hath only Anger an omnipotence
In eloquence ?
No miracle ?
His master's pride,
To praise thy Lord ?
Was a great wonder ;
That thou find'st none.
-Matt. viii., 8.
He'll come -into thy house? No, into thee. TO OUR LORD, UPON THE WATER MADE
Distils from thence the tears of wrath and strife,
And so turns wine to water back again.
THE BLIND CURED BY THE WORD OF OUR
ON THE MIRACLE OF LOAVES.
ON THE MIRACLE OF MULTIPLIED LOAVES.
See here an easy feast that knows no wound,
THE WIDOW’S MITES.
—Luke xxi., 2, 3.
ON THE PRODIGAL.
- Luke xv.
Tell me, bright boy, tell me, my golden lad,
DIVES ASKING A DROP.
Luke xvi., 24.
A drop, one drop, how sweetly one fair drop
UPON LAZARUS'S TEARS.
Rich Lazarus ! richer in those gems, thy tears,
ON ST. PETER CASTING AWAY HIS NETS AT
OUR SAVIOUR'S CALL.
Thou hast the art on 't, Peter, and canst tell
UPON THE DUMB DEVIL CAST OUT, AND THE SLANDEROUS JEWS PUT TO SILENCE.
-Luke xi., 14.
Two devils at one blow Thou hast laid flat,
; Was't Thy full victory's fairer increase, That th' one spake, or that th' other held his peace ?
THE DUMB HEALED, AND THE PEOPLE
ENJOINED SILENCE.—Mark vii., 31-37. Christ bids the dumb tongue speak; it speaks; the sound He charges to be quiet; it runs round; If in the first He used His finger's touch, His hand's whole strength here could not be too much.
" SHE BEGAN TO WASH HIS FEET WITH TEARS, AND WIPE THEM WITH THE HAIRS
OF HER HEAD.”—Luke vii., 38.
Her eyes' flood licks His feet's fair stain,
• AND A CERTAIN PRIEST COMING THAT WAY LOOKED ON HIM, AND PASSED BY.”
- Luke x., 31.
Why dost thou wound my wounds, O thou that passest by, Handling and turning them with an unwounded eye?