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his works! and that a man may see, even to a spark.

496. All these things live and remain for ever for all uses; and they are all obedient.

497. All things are double one against another, and he hath made nothing imperfect.

498. One thing establisheth the good of another; and who shall be filled with beholding his glory?

499. The pride of the height, the clear firmament, the beauty of Heaven, with his glorious show;

500. The sun when it appeareth, declaring at his rising a mar

vellous instrument, the work of the Most High!

501. At noon it parcheth the country, and who can abide the burning heat thereof?

502. A man blowing a furnace is in works of heat, but the sun burneth the mountains three times more; breathing out fiery vapours, and sending forth bright beams, it dimmeth the eyes.

503. Great is the Lord that made it, and at his commandment it runneth hastily.

504. He made the moon also to serve in her season for a declaration of times, and a sign to the world.

505. From the moon is the sign of feasts, a light that decreaseth in her perfection.

506. The month is called after her name, increasing wonderfully in her changing, being an instrument of the armies above, shining in the firmament of Heaven.

507. The beauty of Heaven, the glory of the stars, an ornament giving light in the highest places of the Lord.

508. At the commandment of the Holy One they will stand in their order, and never faint in their watches.

509. Look upon the rainbow,

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and praise him that made it; very beautiful it is, in the brightness thereof.

510. It compasseth the Heaven about with a glorious circle, and the hands of the Most High. have bended it.

511. By his commandment he maketh the snow to fall

арасе, , and sendeth swiftly the lightnings of his judgment.

512. Through this the treasures are opened, and clouds fly forth as fowls.

513. By his great power he maketh the clouds firm, and the hail-stones are broken small.

514. At his sight the moun

tains are shaken, and at his will the south wind bloweth.

515. The noise of the thunder maketh the earth to tremble, so doth the northern storm and the whirlwind; as birds flying he scattereth the snow, and the falling down thereof is as the lighting of grashoppers.

516. The eye marvelleth at the beauty of the whiteness thereof, and the heart is astonished at the raining of it.

517. The hoar-frost also as salt he poureth on the earth; and being congealed it lieth on the top of sharp stakes.

518. When the cold north


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