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All men he does with justice view,
And their iniquity
Or patiently  pass by.
By others to be borne,
Do on themselves return.
(6) That is no great mark of
(7) Ay, but what sort of
(8) If the mischiefs be in
(9) Those, I think, are not
(1) The doctor is mistaken;
(2). Against Sternhold and Hopkins.
Confounded at the sight of thee,
My foes are put to flight .
Dost still assert my right .
But God eternally remains,
(3) That is false and pro Fixt in his throne on high,
phane: God is not fixed any And to the world from thence ordains
(4) Did any body ever hear  Impartial equity.
of partial equity ?
(1) Nothing is restored, but And thus consider still, O Lord,
what has been taken away; so
that he has been oîten raised The justice of my cause;
from the dead, if this be true. Who often hast my life  restor’d
(2) The author should first
have premised what sort of From death's devouring jaws.
paths were properly barbarous. And from the barbarous  paths they tread, suppose they must be very
deep or dirty, or very rugged No acts of providence
and stony; both which I myself Can e'er oblige them to recede,
have heard travellers call barOr stop (3) their bold offence.
(3) Which is the way to stop an offence would you have it stopt like a bottle, or a thief?
And on their impious heads will pour
(4) A shower of snares on a
man's head would do wonder-
grant it is a scurvy thing enough
to swallow them.
(5) To taste the doctor's po-
(6) But they were all per-
In spite of Dr. Gibbs's
Of all his impious strains not
Was either just or good.
(8) The fault was not that
they devoured saints, but that
stupidity makes men devour
saints, or devouring, saints
the latter, because they may be
(1) Strains. (2) Chimes.
 O, that his aid we now might have
From Sion's holy hill,
Aod glad all Israel !
At the end of the MS. is the following note.
“ The above was written from the manuscript mentioned in the first page, now in the hands of Nicholas Coyne, Esq. being the only copy in the kingdom of Ireland; he having purchased the original, and afterward generously given it to his friend Dr. Dunkio, finding the doctor extremely uneasy at the disappointment the earl of Chesterfield was like to meet with, as he had promised the earl to attend the auction, and procure it for him at any price; and is now transcribed by Neale Molloy, Esq. of Dublin, by the favour of the said Nicholas Coyne his brother-in-law, and sent by him to his kinsman and dear friend Charles Molloy of London, Es.
“ Dublin, May 26, 1748.”