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Of the same grove, and drink one common ftream.
• Nebaioth and Kedar, the fons of Ilmael, and progenitors of the Arabs, in the prophetic scripture here alluded to, may be realonably confidered as representatives of the Gentiles at large.
Come then, and added to thy many crowns, Receive yet one, the crown of all the earth, Thou who alone art worthy! It was thine . By ancient covenant, ere nature's birth; And thou hast made it thine by purchase fince, And overpaid its value with thy blood. Thy saints proclaim thee king; and in their hearts Thy title is engraven with a pen Dipt in the fountain of eternal love. Thy faints proclaim thee king; and thy delay Gives courage to their foes, who, could they fee The dawn of thy laft advent, long-defired, Would creep into the bowels of the hills, And flee for safety to the falling rocks. The very fpirit of the world is tired Of its own taunting question, asked so long, " Where is the promise of your Lord's approach ?" The infidel has shot his bolts away, Till his exhausted quiver yielding none, . He gleans the blunted shafts, that have recoiled,