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Printed and fold by ROBERT & ANDREW FOULIS
M.DCC.LXV.

RB23 a 8150

Paradife regain'd, Book 1, 2, 3, 4

Samfon Agonistes.

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REGA I N' D.

BOOK I.

Who ere while the happy garden fung,
By one man's disobedience loft, now fing
Recover'd paradife to all mankind,

By one man's firm obedience fully try'd
Through all temptation, and the tempter foil'd
In all his wiles, defeated and repuls'd,

And Eden rais'd in the wafte wilderness.

Thou spirit who ledst this glorious eremite

Into the defart, his victorious field

Against the spiritual foe, and brought'st him thence
By proof the undoubted Son of God, infpire,

As thou art wont, my prompted fong else mute,

And bear through height or depth of nature's bounds
With profperous wing full fumm'd to tell of deeds

C Above heroic, though in fecret done,

And unrecorded left through many an age, 5 Worthy t'have not remain'd fo long unfung.

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Now had the great proclaimer with a voice
More awful than the found of trumpet, cry'd
Repentance, and heaven's kingdom nigh at hand
To all baptiz'd: to his great baptifm flock'd
With awe the regions round, and with them came
From Nazareth the fon of Jofeph deem'd

To the flood Jordan came, as then obfcure,
Unmark'd, unknown; but him the baptist foon

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