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Bruis'd, and afflićted, and so low 61
As ready to expire,

While I thy terrors undergo
Aslonish'd with thine ire.

16 Thy fierce wrath over me doth flow, 65 Thy threatnings cut me through:

17 All day they round about me go, Like waves they me pursue.

18 Lover and friend thou hast remov’d,
And sever'd from me far: 7o

They fly me now whom I have lov’d,
And as in darkness are.

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This and the following Psalm were done by the Author at fifteen years old.

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ET us with a gladsome mind
Praise the Lord, for he is kind,

For his mercies ay indure,

Ever faithful, ever sure. Let us blaze his name abroad, 5 For of Gods he is the God;

For his drc.
O let us his praises tell,
Who doth the wrathful tyrants quell. IO

For his drc.
Who with his miracles doth make
Amazed Heav'n and Earth to shake, -

For his drc. I5
Who by his wisdom did create
The painted Heav'ns so full of state

For his drc. 2O Who did the solid earth ordain To rise above the watry plain.

For his &c. U 2 Who

Who by his all-commanding might
Did fill the new-made world with light.
For his drc.
And caus’d the golden-tressed sun,
All the day long his course to run.
For his &c.
The horned moon to shine by night,
Amongst her spangled sisters bright.
For his drc.
He with his thunder-clasping hand
Smote the first-born of Egypt land.
For his &c.
And in despite of Pharao fell,
He brought from thence his Israel.
For his &c.
The ruddy waves he cleft in twain
Of the Erythraean main.
For his drc.
The floods stood still like walls of glass,
While the Hebrew bands did pass.
For his &c.
But full soon they did devour
The tawny king with all his power.
For his drc. -
His chosen people he did bless
In the wasteful wilderness.
For his drc.

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In bloody battel he brought down
Kings of prowess and renown.
For his drc.
He foil'd bold Seon and his host,
That rul'd the Amorrean coast.
For his drc.
And large-limb'd Og he did subdue,
With all his over-hardy crew.
For his drc.
And to his servant Israel
He gave their land therein to dwell.
For his drc.
He hath with a piteous eye
Beheld us in our misery.
For his drc.
And freed us from the slavery
Of the invading enemy.
For his drc. -
All living creatures he doth feed,
And with full hand supplies their need.
For his drc
Let us therefore warble forth
His mighty majesty and worth.
For his drc.
That his mansion hath on high
Above the reach of mortal eye.
For his mercies ay indure,
Ever faithful, ever sure.

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