Klopstock's Messiah [Tr.] by G.H.C. Egestorff. 4 Vols. [In 2 PT.] Volume 3

Klopstock's Messiah [Tr.] by G.H.C. Egestorff. 4 Vols. [In 2 PT.] Volume 3

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1826 edition. Excerpt: ... nohle, 890 O Pilgrim! Thou dost ask of me, how I Desire to love the Saviour of my soul? How I resolve to enter on the life Eternal? If this wish, that fills mine heart With silent awe and fires my panting hreast; 836 Oh, if this wish, that is with hliss replete, W'erc granted; then, to testify the name Of Jesus, this my youthful hlood would flow, Would flow from every latent source of life! J. Not more to fire thy soul, hut to reward 840 Thy fervour, Destined Martyr, hear with joy The hystory of the Seventh Martyr'd son. Epiphanes incited him in vain, Held out to him in vain high promises, The splendour and the gratness of the earth: 845 He roamed alone. Not long, and he wai join'd By fair Saphira and hy Ananias. These likewise tended to the verdant-fields Near Jordan, the advancing crop to view. Now heing to the hrook of cedars come, 895 Saphira oft attempted, with her stall'. The douhtful pehhles, ere she crossed the hrook. Now on it's hank, she rested on a stone. So Ananias at Saphira's side, And Joses stood hefore them. They were seated 900 Close to their future graves. Ah, ye did not Imagine, that e'en where ye rested now, The hearers of your corses, terrify'd Young men, should shortly rest, and hence depart, Not wishing you a joyful resurrection. 905 But he was conscious of the awful truth, Elisha, who approached you now with John The Baptist. And unseen they near you stood. Oh, that Elisha's voice had on the hreeze Of Kidron wafted, warning them against 910 The thundering words of the suhlime apostle: Not unto men, to God they would pronounce The falsehood! then this place perhaps had not Been destined to hecome their early grave. But providence divine is still involv'd, 915 The judgment only will uplift the veil That still conceals the...show more

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  • Paperback | 178 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 10mm | 327g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236537262
  • 9781236537263