Edward Taylor
Sketchley / Leicestershire / England
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Prologue From Preparatory Meditations Before My Approach To The Lord's Supper

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Lord, can a crumb of dust the earth outweigh,
Outmatch all mountains, nay the crystal sky?
Imbosom in't designs that shall display
And trace into the boundless deity?
Yea, hand a pen whose moisture doth gild o'er
Eternal glory with a glorious glore.

If it is pen had of an angel's quill,
And sharpened on a precious stone ground tight,
And dipped in liquid gold, and moved by skill

In crystal leaves should golden letters write,
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