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STAR IN THE EAST.

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ARGUMENT.

Song of the Angels at our Lord's Advent.—Massacre of the Inno

cents. -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.

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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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