Will long be held in pleasing remembrance by them,

" He being dead yet speaketh."

Reader! pause,
And contemplate the uncertainty of human things

And adore the Providence of him
Who worketh all things after the council of his own will,

But whose judgments are unsearchable,

And his ways post finding out.
Art thou young ? Yet dost thou stand

Upon the brink of the grave,
And although the tongue, which once warned you,

Lies silent in this tomb,
Yet from this tomb a solemn warning issues,

Be ye therefore also ready.


"Let my prayer be-as the evening sacrifice.**

Sortly now the light of day
Fades upon my sight away;
Free from care, from labour free
Lord, I would commune with Thee !
Thou whose all pervading eye
Nought escapes, without, within,
Pardon each infirmity,
Open fault, and secret sin.

Soon, for me the light of day
Shall forever pass away;
Then, from sin and sorrow free
Take me, Lord, to dwell with Thee !
Thou wbo, sinless, yet hast known,
All of man's infirmity ;
Then, from thy eternal throne,
Jesus, look with pitying eye.

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