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l6. After eight 'days, again his disciples were within, and Thomas with them: then came Jefm, tl)e doors being shut, and stood in the midst, and said, Peace be unto you.

27. Then said he to Thomas, I{cach hither thy finger, and behold my hands - and reach hither thy hand, and thrust it into my fide : and be mt faithless, but believing.

28. And Thomas answered and said unto him, My Lord and my God.

C X X X111.

Christ appears a third time tb his Difcifki being a Fijhing.

A S on the Sea from fair Tiberias nam'd,

Tho' for our Saviour's Wondess justlier fam'd;

Simon and others went their Nets to cast,

They all the Night in fruitless Labor past;

The Morn at length with happier Omens rose,

And on the Beach did their lov'd Lord disclose,

Who bids em o're the Starbord cast their Net,

Which done, they of the scaly Nation get

Within their twisted Toils a Prey so vast,

As from the Place to move their Strength surpast;

Till with more Hands th' unequal Toil they share,

And to the Shoar their struggling Captives bear.

A Dinner ready on the Sand they find,

Their Master with 'em sits, and when they'd din'd,

The Love of Cepbœ, and his Patience try'd,

And thrice he sounds him, who had thrice deny'd;

Then bids him feed his Flock with tender Care,

Nor fear, for his lov'd Charge, his Master's Fate to sliaje.

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4. WZ>«» t&<? morning was now come, Jesus flood on the shore : but the dijciples knew not that it was Jesus.

5. Then Jesus said unto them, Children, have ye any meat? They answered him, No.

6. And he said unto them, Cast the net on the right side of the ship, and ye shall find. They cast therefore, and new they were not able to draw it for the multitude of fishes.

CXXXIV.

The Feast of Pentecost, and Descent ef the Holy Ghost.,

AND now arriv'd the Day our Lord assign'd, "^ For the bless'd Spirit's descent, one Place, one Mind,

To all the faithful Flock who him confest,
And the Great Mother there among the rest.
When from the rifled Heav'ns was heard a Noise,
Loud as the rolling Tempest's dreadful Voice:
And loe, like cloven Tongues a lambent Flame,
Which from the bright celestial Regions came,
On every Head assembled there did rest,
And fill'd with sacred Raptures, every Breast.
The God, the God within "s by Wonders shown,
They spake his Praise in Language not their own.' .
That awful Voice which from High Heav'n came

down,
Had all around alarm'd the sacred Town:
The pious Strangers soon assembled were,
Who did to their Great Paschal-Feast repair.
Each in his native Dialect amaz'd,
By Menunletter'd heard the Great Creator prais'd.

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j; ^n J w/tf « f if <t*jr c/ Pentecost was stilly cemc, they were all with one accord in one place,

2. And suddenly there came a joundsrom heaven <n of a rushing mighty wind, and it filled all the house where they were fitting.

3. And there appeared unto them cloven totigttes, like as of fire, and it sat upon each of them:

4. And they were all filled with the Holy Ghofi, and began to Jfpeal^ with other tongues, its the Spirit gave them utterance.

5. And there were dwelling at Jerusalem, Jews., devout men, out of every nation under heaven, Sec.

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