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Some better shroud, some better warmth to cherish
So spake our father penilent, nor Eve
* Tine the slant lightning :' an old wori for kindle.
Watering the ground, and with their sighs the air
The Son of God presents to his Father the prayers of our first på.
rents now reperting, and intercedes for them: God accepts them : but declares that they must w longer abide in Paradise ; sends Michael with a band of cherubim to dispossess them; but first to reveal to Allam future things: Michael's coming down.Adam shows to Eve certain ominous signs: he discerns Micliael's approach, goes out to meet him : the angel denounces their departure. Eve's lamentation. Adam pleads, but sulumits : the angel leads hin up to a high hill
, sets before him in vision wbat shall happen till the flood.
Thus they in lowliest plight repentant stood
See, Father, what first fruits on earth are sprurg