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ODE TO TRUTH.
"The truth shall make you free."
Oh Truth! thou beauteous gem, thou pearl of all the seas, Visible throughout God's works to men of all degrees, Shine forth in all thy splendour, enlighten ev'ry mind, Extinguish cherish'd errors, emancipate mankind!
From bigotry and priestcraft the souls of men release,
Then shall thy simple teachings, by Jesus first proclaimed,