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11. When the people saw what Paul had done, they lift up their voices, saying in the spe:cb o/Lycaonia, The gods arc come down to us in the likeness of men.

12. And they called Barnabas, Jupirer ; and Paul, Mercurius, because he was the chief speaker.

13. Then the priest of Jupiter which wxs before their city, brought oxen and garlands into the gates, and would have done sacrifice with the People.

14. Pf^hich when the apostles Barnabas and Paul heard of, thty rent their deaths, &c.

CXLVIII.

The Jailor converted and baptised.

"YXTIT H faithful Silas Paul's in Bonds securd,
When cruel Scourgings they had first en-
dur'd;
Yet full of inward Peace and heav'nly Joy,
In Songs of Praise their Mid-night Hours imploy.
When loe the bellowing Earth begins to quake,
The Prisons deep and strong Foundations shake;
All things were, full of Fear and Noise, confus'd,
The Doors fly open, ev'ry Bond is loos'd:
The Jailor thought his Pris'nersall were gone,
His Poniard draws and wou'd himself have thrown
Against the deadly Point— Rash Man forbear,
Aloud th' Apostles cry, we all are here.
For Lights he calls, and when the Saints he sees,
Springs trembling in, and prostrate attheir Knees,
The way to Bliss and endless Life enquires.
They readily comply with his desires;
The Gospel he sincerely must receive,
And in the Saviour of the World believe:
He wasli'd their Stripes.then both with Food sufSc'd,
And he and all his House rejoycing were baptis'd.

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16. Suddenly there wasa^reat earthquake, so that the foundations of the prison were shaken : and immediately all the doors were opened, and every one's bands were loosed.

2.7. And the keeper of the prison awaking out of his sleep, and feeing the prison-doors open, he drew his sword, and would have killed himself, supposing that the prisoners had been fled.

l8. But Paul cried with a loud voice, saying, Do thyself no harm ; for we are all here.

CXLIX.

Eutychus dead by a fall is raised to Life by St. Paul.

rpO Asian Troas, not unknown to Fame,

The Great Apostle of the Gentiles came; The Church together his Arrival brought, Whom now till heavy dead of Night he taught; Young Eutychus among the rest was there, In a large Window plac'd to take the Air; And fliun the stifling Heat; so long he staid, Till heavy Slumbers did his Eyes invade; When down he funk three dreadful Stories deep, And there had lain in everlasting Sleep, But with Compassion him the Saint survey'd, And on him his All-healing Hands he laid; And while his hopeless Friends around him mourn'd, To his forsaken Breast his wand'ring Soul return'd.

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5. There sat in a window a certain young man, named Eutychus, being fallen into a dees sleep : and as Paul was kng preaching, hejitnl^down with fees, and fell down Jrom the third left, and was fallen up dead.

1 o. And Paul went down, and fell on him, and embracing him, said, Trouble not jour selves ; for hit life is in him.

11. When he therefore was come up again, aud had broken bread, and eaten, and talked a long while, even till break, of day, so he departed.

1 2. And they brought the young man alive.

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