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Page 46, line 5 from bottom, for Through all, read Throughout.

65, line 5, for beam, read gleam.

THE

STAR IN THE EAST.

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ARGUMENT.

Song of the Angels at our Lord's Advent.-Massacre of the Innocents.-Destruction of Jerusalem.-Modern Jerusalem.-Predicted Restoration of the Jews.-Apostrophe to England as the chief Evangelist of the Nations.-Spread of Christianity in India.-In Persia.-In China.-In Polynesia.-In Greenland. -North American Indians.-Sierra Leone.-Central Africa. -Apostrophe to the Star of Bethlehem.-The Scriptures.— Progress of Knowledge-Signs of the Times.

THE

STAR IN THE EAST.

O to have heard the unearthly symphonies,
Which o'er the starlight peace of Syrian skies
Came floating like a dream, that blessed night
When angel songs were heard by sinful men,
Hymning Messiah's advent! O to have watch'd

That night with those poor shepherds, whom, when

first

The glory of the Lord shed sudden day,

Day without dawn, starting from midnight, day
Brighter than morning,-on those lonely hills,
Strange fear surprised-fear lost in wondering joy,
When from the angelic multitude swell'd forth
The many-voiced consonance of praise :-

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