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festu washing his Disciples Feet, recommends Humility and Charity.

>TWas now the Eve of the Great Paschal Day,'

Our Lord, who knew the Price he was tef
pay
For Man's misdeeds, his Garments laid away,
And not disdains to wash the Feet of those,
JWhom for his little Family he chose;
High Heav'n forbid, said Simon, such Disgrace,
So low thou never shalt thy self debase:
Our Lord— Unless I wash thy Stains away,
I'll never own thee at the last Great day:
Not only, then, my Feet, Barjonat cries, ^

Put Hands and Head; the Son of God replies, 4
If those are wash'd, 'twill for the whole suffice. >
you me your Lord and Mastw justly name,
If I then wash your Feet, do ye the same.
Their Master's Fate his Sen-ants shou'd content,
greater is he «hat fends, than he that's sent:
You know your Duty now, and happy they,
Who humbly trace my steps, and what they know,

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I 2. ./f/w ^f iW washed their feet, M$had taken his garments and was set down again, he said unto them, Knew ye what I have done to you?

13. Ye call me Master, and Lord: and ye Jay well ; for so I am,

{4. If I then your Lord and Mafier, have washed your feet, ye also ought to wash one anothers feet.

15. For I have given you an exams le, that ye should do at I have done to you.

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Chist prays to his Father to glorifie him, and to preserve his Apostles in Unit] and Truth.

AND now our Saviour lifts his Hand and Eyes,

To his Greac Father, thron'd above the Skies;

Then thus begins— Father! the Hour is come,

Forc-iix'd by thy irrevocable Doom,

When I my dear, my glorious Crown must gain,,

Decreed to suffer first, and then to reign.

At length my Work in this bad World is done:

O Righteous Father! Glorify thy Son;

That those who Thee, the one Supreme believe,

And him whom thou from Heav'n hast sent, re-( ceive,

May, ransom'd by his Blood, for ever live:

May they with our reflected Glories shine, )

And in the Holy Bands of Friendship joyn, *

Their Union firm, resembling the Divine. f

With me, O let 'em enter into Rest,

And see the Glory I with thee poffest,

Before the Earth on its strong Base was laid,

Before the vast Expanse above the World disolaid,

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. 5. O Father, glorifie thou me with thine own sets, with the glory which I had with thee before the wortd was.

6. I have manifested thy name unto the men which thou gavejl me out of the world: thine they were, and thou gaveft them me; and they have l^cpt thy word, &c.

9. I pray for them, I pray net for the world, hut for them which thou hast given me, for they are thine.

1 o. And all mine arc thine, and thine are mine, and I am glorified in them.

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Jesus bound and tkamirld by the Higfc Priesti

T)Etray'd arid bound they to the Pontiff bear Our Lord, accuse him and affront him

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The haughty Caiapbai, who fill'd the Chai:

Of his Disciples and his Law enquires;

Our Saviour thus— No corners Truth desires;

Nothing in secret silence I've cohceal'd,

But in the Temple all my Laws reveal'd: ,

The Jews themselves have often heard me there,

If ought amiss, let them the Truth declare.

One of th' officious Guards who fill'd the Place,

With a rude Halbert strikes his heav'hly Face.

Mildly our Lord— If ought that's 111 you hear

No Favour (how, impartial Witness bear:

If only Truth, arid in my own Defence,

1 freely (peak to clear my Innocence,

Why am I rudely smitten thus, and why

Do you both Judges and Tormentors place supply?

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