Percy Society Volume 7

Percy Society Volume 7

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1842 edition. Excerpt: ... Lord offended with the seas, That thou camest forth in chariot hot as fire? Thy force and power thou freely didst relate; Vnto the tribes thy oath doth surely stand; And by thy strength thou didst deuide the land, And from the earth the riuers seperate. The mountaines saw, and trembled for feare; The sturdy streame with speed foorth passed by; The mightv depthes shout out a hideous crie, And then aloft their waues they did vpreare. The sun and moon amid their course stood still; Thy speares and arrowes forth with shining went: Thou spoilest the land, being to anger bent, And in displeasure thou didst slay and kill. Thou wentest foorth for thine owne chosens sake, For the sauegard of thine annointed one: The house of wicked men is ouerthrowne, And their foundations now goe all to wraeke. Their townes thou strikest, by thy mightie power, With their own weapons made for their defence, Who like a whyrl-wind came with the pretence, The poore and simple man quite to deuoure. Thou madest thy horse on seas to gallop fast, Vpon the waues thou ridest here and there: My intrals trembled then for verie feare, And at thy voice my lips shooke at the last. Griefe pierc'd my bones, and feare did me annoy, In time of trouble where I might find rest; For to reuenge when once the Lord is prest, With plagues he wil the people quite destroy. The fig-tree now no more shall sprout nor flourish, The pleasant vine no more with grapes abound; No pleasure in the citie shall be found, The field no more her fruit shal feed nor nourish. The sheep shall now be taken from the fold, In stall of bullocks there shall be no choice: Yet in the Lord, my Sauiour, I reioice, My hope in God yet wil I surely hold. God is my strength, the Lord my only stay; My feet for...show more

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  • Paperback | 62 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 127g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236973240
  • 9781236973245