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POETRY;

A SONG IN THE ISTIGhHT.

THE KEY. HENRY W. ADAMS, M.A.,

OF THE DIOCESE OF MASSACHUSETTS.

HONORARY MEMBER OP THE NEW YORK HISTORICAL SOCIETY, MEMBER OP THE HOUSE OF
CONVOCATION OP TRINITY COLLEGE, HARTFORD, CONN., ETC.

^Printed, for tlie -A-iatlior,,

NEWYORK:
ROBERT CRAIGHEAD, CAXTON BUILDING,

83 Centre Street.

Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1S64, by

HENRY W. ADAMS,

in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the United States for the Southern

District of New York.

K. CRAIGHEAD,
Printer, Stereoiyper, and Electrotyper,

ffiaiton 38 uilfcing,

81, 83, and 85 Centre Street.

The divisions of chapters of the Book of Job, in the
common version of the Bible, are entirely arbitrary and
unnatural. They occur in the middle of the speeches of
Job, Eliphaz, Elihu, and the Almighty. I have discarded
this improper sacrifice of uninterrupted connection and
sense to short breaks and pauses, and have adopted the
more simple and regular divisions of the speeches of the
various speakers into separate chapters.

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