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THE

HARP AND THE CROSS:

A

COLLECTION OF RELIGIOUS POETRY,

COMPILED BY

Greenleat
STEPHEN G. BULFINCH.

“ Spirit of God! whose glory once o’erhung

A throne, the ark's dread cherubim between,

So let thy presence brood, though now unseen,
O'er those two powers by whom the harp is strung,
Feeling and Thought !- till the rekindled chords
Give the long-buried tone back to immortal words !”

HEMANS.

BOSTON:

AMERICAN UNITARIAN ASSOCIATION,

21 BROMFIELD STREET.

berational library to

1857.

LIBRARY

Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1857, by

THE AMERICAN UNITARIAN ASSOCIATION, in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the District of Massachusetts.

CAMBRIDGE:

ELECTROTYPED AND PRINTED BY METCALF AND COMPANY.

NOTICE.

In preparing this collection of religious poetry, the attempt has been made to meet the various occasions which suggest devout thought. The compiler has found pleasure in presenting specimens from writers in the same communion with himself ; but piety and genius have been welcomed from every source.

The different productions have been arranged upon a general plan, commencing with the lessons which Nature teaches, and ascending to the highest anticipations of Christian faith.

The work, undertaken at the request of the Executive Committee of the American Unitarian Association, has been adopted as one of their series of books entitled The Devotional Library. Four volumes in this series are now published, to wit :- Vol. I. The Altar

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