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THE DARKNESS OF GRIEF'. 167
THE FAREWELL. _
GoŚmay Israel's God protect thee,
Mid the dangers of thy way! . GoŚmay angel guides direct thee,
Wheresoe'er thy footsteps stray!
GoŚmay Jesus' arm be round thee, May his strength still be thine own!
GoŚmay the sweet ties that bound thee, Draw thee closer to his throne!
GoŚmay angel wings be o'er thee, And their brightness on thy brow !
GoŚthe Spirit go before thee,
With the light which cheers thee now!
GoŚth' Almighty's arms enfold thee,
And his grace to thee be given! GoŚI shall, I shall behold thee
Once again in earth, or heaven!
THE DARKNESS OF GRIEF.
" Slie goeth unto tlie grave to weep there."ŚThe Bible.
I saw her kneel beside a grave,
Where the fresh earth was strown:
'Twas at the stilly hour of eve, When the rich sunset shoneŚ