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illustrated.1855 Excerpt: ... ENOCHS TRANSLATION. 15 St. Jude we
leam, that he prophesied of the coming of Christ to judgment, a
future event still; but how much nearer to us, than the
Antediluvians He is supposed to be the Atlas of the Grecian
Mythology. Each dispensation has had its instance of translation:
Enoch under the Patriarchal, Elijah under the Jewish, our blessed
Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ under the Christian. It is good
advice, given by an Heathen, always to imagine some good man
present with us; but how far beyond this, to walk with God, as
Enoch did THE DOVE SENT FROM THE ARK. Genesis Viii. 8--12.
Beautiful Dove, thy soft, white wing Hath swept a stormy sea;
Though sunbeams brightness around might fling, It was no home for
thee What though the tops of the hills be bare, Still desolate each
height, "Where are the valleys of date-trees, --where The
palm-groves for delight? Thou wearied bird, at the eventide Swift
wing thine homeward flight IG THE DOVE SENT FROM THE ARK. To the
sheltering ark, lest woe betide In the dreary earth's lone night.
Again, soft emblem of peace and love, Again, in the blue heaven;
Thy rapid wing, oh thou gentle Dove, Is the earth's blest vision
given Glad messenger, bear on that leaf, All freshly plucked away;
'T will bring the patriarch joy in grief, Telling of earth's glad
day. Spring, Autumn-time, no more to cease The olive-branch and
thee, Shall our emblems be of love and peace, Fair things
exceedingly. A whole year had elapsed since Noah's entering into
the ark. Seven days being so distinctly noticed, as the time
intervening between the first and second sending forth of the dove,
it would seem to have been the Sabbath. Mount Ararat is situated in
Armenia, between the Euxine and Caspian Seas. THE RAINBOW. Genesis
Is. 13--17. It is God's hol...
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