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Let not thou his service, let not this city of his priests

Become a prey to his enemies.

But contend thou earnestly in his cause,
And for the worship of Jehovah strengthen thy hands (be courageous).
Hearken not thou to the words that profit not;
The words of fools and innovators keep far from us.

So may

Jehovah bless thee and thy house for ever : And may He bless this city to all generations.

For ever live our mighty head !

And we, let us for ever sing (say) “The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom.”

Sekotar of Worcesta Coloma

CHARLES SEAGER, Mre,

AGE sinks to dust our venerable chief
Flow, freely flow, the tribute of our grief !
Watch the pale twilight to its last dim ray,
Then turn, and think, how brilliant was the day!
Tost in the varied shock of public life,
Where leaders struggld, forward in the strife,
How prov’d, in every stage, his proud career,
Not vain the fruits, his youth had gather'd here!
Learning had mark'd him for her own ;-his mind

pure

streams of ancient lore refin’d, In daily commerce with the mighty dead, There struck his root, and on that substance fed, There fram’d his voice, and when he ceas’d from care, There found his solace, for his heart was there.

By the

And who shall fill his seat? The heir of fame
Has link'd with Oxford his immortal name.
Can we forget-what Time, that smothers all,
Shall bury latest with Oblivion's pall?
Can we forget, when under one fell sway,
Cow'ring and crouch'd, the shade of Europe lay,

Who fled before the victor's reckless pride,
To the last rock, that stems the western tide,
Triumphant flight !--there firmly seated high,
Roll’d back the broken wave of victory:
Who, when the prison'd eagle burst his chain,
And soar’d, exulting, to his skies again,
Brought him to earth, and tam'd his tyrant wing,
And clos'd our twenty years of suffering!

So Rome, by steps, from fear to conquest grew, So, first sustain’d, then baffl’d, last o'erthrew, With either arm, of prudence and of force, The mighty Carthaginian's sweepy course : Worn out, stern Fabius, by thy cool delay, And crush'd at once on Zama's fatal day. But it was hard for even Rome to find Skill, spirit, patience, in one chief combin'd, Heroes succeeded heroes, year by year ; We had one only—and that One is here !

Shall Science in her pride a soldier spurn?
Say, can she nothing from a soldier learn?
The light, elastic loftiness of soul,
The patient, hard, enduring self-controul,
Th' ascendancy of mind, the skill to sway,
Taught to command, by learning to obey-

אַל־תִּפּשׁ עֲבֹדָתוֹ וְעִיר כֹּהֲנָיו הַוּאת

לִהְיוֹת לְשָׁלָל לְאֹיְבָיו כִּי אִם רֹב תָּרִיב אֶת־רִיבָתוֹ וְעַל עֲבֹדַת יְהוָה חַזֶק יָדֶיךְ אַל־תִּשְׁמַע אַתָּה לַדְּבָרִים לֹא יוֹעִילוּ דִּבְרֵי נְבָלִים וְשׁוֹנִים הַרְחֵק מִמֶּנּוּ כֵּן יְבָרְכֶךָ יְהוָה וּבֵיתְךָ לְעוֹלָם וָעֶד וִיבָרֶךְ־הוּא הָעִיר הַזֹּאת לְכָל־וּר וָדֹר יְהִי לְעוֹלָם רֹאשֵׁנוּ הַגָּדוֹל

וַאֲנַחְנוּ לְעוֹלָם נָשִׁירָה "יִרְאַת יְהוָה רֵאשִׁית חָכְמָה'

Let not thou his service, let not this city of his priests

Become a prey to his enemies.

But contend thou earnestly in his cause,
And for the worship of Jehovah strengthen thy hands (be courageous).
Hearken not thou to the words that profit not;
The words of fools and innovators keep far from us.

ever:

So

may Jehovah bless thee and thy house And may He bless this city to all generations.

For ever live our mighty head !

And we, let us for ever sing (say) “The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom.”

Sekotar fo Worcester folitse CHARLES SEAGER, MODA,

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