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And something more. O he is Antichrist :
Doubt this, and doubt (say they) that Christ is Christ :
Why, 'tis a point of Faith. What e’re it be, 65
I'm sure it is no point of Charitie.
In summe, no longer shall our people hope,
To be a true Protestant's but to hate the Pope.

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NOTES AND ILLUSTRATIONS. I have taken the text of this poem as it originally appeared, because in all the editions of the Poems wherein it is given the last ten lines are omitted. TURNBULL discovered this after his text of the Poems was printed off, and so had to insert them in a Postscript, wherein his genius for blundering describes Shelford's volume as 'Five .... Poems. These slight variations may be recorded :

The title in all is . On a Treatise of Charity.'
Line 12, 1648 hasthy' for 'this.'

16, ib. 'shall’ for • shalt.'

17, all the editions off’rings' for 'altars.'
, 30, ib. ‘A’ for the first pure.'
, 36, our text misprints 'look' for 'look't.'

The poem is signed in Shelford's volume ‘Rich. Crashaw, Aul. Pemb. A.B.' It appeared in ‘Steps of 1646 (pp. 86-8), 1648 (pp. 101-2), 1670 (pp. 68-70). G.

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DIES IRE, DIES ILLA:

IVN OF THE CIRCUI, IN MEDITATION OF THE DAY OF

IDEMENT.

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HEARST thou, my soul, what serious things
Bith the l'alm and sybyll sings
Ofa -ure Inye, from Whose sharp ray
The Worlal in flames shall fly away.

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() that fire! before whose face leam and Earth shall find no place. () those eyes! Whose angry light Must be the day of that thread night.

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() that trump! whose blast shall run In en round with the circling swi, And vrge the murmuring granes to bring l'ale mankind forth to meet his King.

1.Appeared originally in Stepon? of 10145 (pp. 106-7), where it is headed Illvime in Melitation of the Day of Jugement:' reprinted 16.72 (PP. itin), 16701 pp. 1991-1). Our text is that of 1652. and its engraving here is reproducent in our illustrated quarto erdition, See our C-nin for critical remarks on this great version of a s!preme hym. G.

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