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first offer, sans premeditation, as you see. As I have told you before, I write to the friend, not to the Mr. Jobpson who bimself writes better than any man. I shall comply with your request, and not inclose this, though at the same time I am conscious I have so little claim to a place among your riches, that a waste paper drawer will be a much properer one for my poor productions : however, if they have this merit, and you regard tbem as proofs that I much esteem you, they will answer my purpose, which is that of being regarded as,

Dear Sir,

Your affectionate
Aud sincere friend,

Н. Вортиву.

POETRY

The GENEALOGY of Christ, as it is represented on the

East Window of Winchester College Chapel. ' Written at Winton School, by Bishop LOWTN.

(Concluded from page 396.]
VRANSMISSIVE worth adorns the pious * son.
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The father's virtues, with the father's throne.
Ló! there he stands : he who the rage subdu'd
Of Ammon's sons, arid drench'd his sword in blood,
And dost thou, Ahaz, Judah's scourge, disgrace,
With thy base front, the glories of thy race?
See the vile king his iron sceptre bear.
His only praise attends the pious heir ;t
He in whose soul the virtues, all conspire,
The best good son from the worst wicked sire.
And lot in Hezekiah's golden reign,
Long exil'd piety returns again;
Again in genuine purity she shines,
And with her presence gilds the long neglected shrines,
Ill starr’d does proud Assyria's impious lord,
Bid heav'n to arms, and vaunt his impious sword,
His own vain threats th' insulting King o'erthrow,
But breathe now courage on the gen'rous foe.

Joatham.

it Hezekiah.

Sennacherib.

Th' TW avenging Angel, by divine

command,
The fiery sword full blazing in his hand.
Leant down from Heav'n: amid the storm he rode.
March'il Pestilence before him; as he trod,
Pale dessołation bath'd bis steps in blood.
Thick wrapt in night, through the proud host he past,
Pispensing death, and drove the furious blast;
Nor bade destruction give her revels o'er,
Till the gorgd sword was drunk with human goreri
But what avails thee, pious prince, in vain
Thy sceptre rescu'd, and th Assyrian slạin,
Ev'n pow the soul maintains her latest strife,
And death's chili grasp congeals the fount of life,
Yet, see, kind heav’n renews thy britele thread,
And rolls full fifteen summers o'er thy head;
Lo! the receding sun repeats his way,
And, like thy lite, prolongs the falling day.
Tho' nature her inverted course forego,
The day forget to rest, the time to flow,
Yet shall Jehovah's servants stand secure
His mercy fix'd, eternal shall endure;
On them her ever-healing rays shall shine;
More mild, and bright, and sure, O.Sun, than thipe!

At length the long-expected Prince behold,
The last good King, in ancient days foretold;
Whep Bethel's altar spoke his future fame,
Rent to it's base, at good Josiah's name.
Blest happy Prince! v'er whose lamented uso,
In plaintive song all Judah's daughters mpurna
For whom sad Şion's softest sorrow flows,
And Jeremiah pours his sweet melodious woes.

But now, fall’n Sion, once the fair and great,
Sits deep in dust, abandon'd, desolate,
Bleeds her sad heart, and ever știeam her eyes,
And anguish tears her with convulsiye sighs.
The mournful captiye spreads her hands in vain,
Her hands, that rankle with the servile chain;
Till he, * great Chief ! in heav'ns appointed time
Leads back her children to their native elime,
Fair Liberty reyives with all her joys,
And bids her envy'd walls securely rise.
And thou great hallow'd dome, in ruin spread,
Again shalt lift sublime thy sacred head.
But ah! with weeping eyes the ancients viowy
A faint resemblance of the old ip you;

Zerobabel.

Ne

No more th' effulgent glory of thy God
Speaks awful answers from the mystic cloud, chines
No more thine altars blaze with fire divine, mai
And heav'n has left tly solitary shrine.
Yet, in thy courts, hereafter shalt thou see
Presence immediate of the Deity,
The light himself reveal'd, the God confess'd in thee.]

And now, at length the fatal term of years
The world's desire have brought, and to the God appears.
The heav'nly babe the virgin mother bears,
And her fond looks confess the parent's cares.
The pleasing burden on hor breast she lays,
Hangs o'er his charms, and with a smile surveys. busa
The infant smiles, to her fond bosom prest,
And wantons, sportive, on the mother's breast,
A radiant glory speaks him all divine,
And in the child the beams of Godhead shine,

But now alas ! far other views disclose,
The blackest comprehensive scene of woes,
See where men's voluntary sacrifice
Bows his meek head, and God eternal dies !
Fixt to the cross, his healing arms are bound,
While copious mercy streams from ev'ry wound !
Mark the blood-drops that life exhausting roll,
And the strong pang that rends the stubborn soul!
As all death's tortures with severe delay,
Exult and riot, in the noblest prey.
And can'st thou, stupid Man, those sorrows see,
Nor share the anguish which he bears for thee?
Thy siu, for which his sacred flesh is torn,
Points ev'ry nail and sharpens ev'ry thorn ;
Can'st thou ?-while nature smarts in ev'ry wound,
And each pang cleaves the sympathetic ground !
Lo! the black sun, his chariot backward driv'n,
Blats out the day, and perişlies from heav'n:
Earth, trembling from her entrails, bears a part,
And the rent rock upbraids men's stubborn heart..
The yawning grave reveals his gloomy reign;
And the cold clay-clad dead start into life' again,

And thou, O tomb, once more shalt wide display,
Thy satiate jaws, and give up all thy prey,
Thou, groaning earth shalt heave absorpt in flame,
As the last pangs convulse thy lab'ring frame;
When the same God unshrouded thou shalt see,
Wrapt in full blaze of power and majesty.

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Ride on the clouds; whilst as his chariot flies,
The bright effusion streams thro' all the skies,
Then shall the proud dissolving mountains glow,
And yielding rocks in fiery rivers flow:
The molten deluge round the globe shall roar.
And all mens arts and labours be no more.
Then shall the splendors of th’ enliven'd glass
Sink undistinguish'd in the burning mass.
And O! till carth, and seas, and heav'n decay.
Ne’er may that fair creation fade away;
Máy winds and storms those beauteous colours spare,
Still may they bloom, as permanent as fair,
All the vain rage of wasting time repell,
And his tribunal see, whose cross they point so well.

THE

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