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shall, to the unspeakable joy and comfort of his people, be seen coming in the clouds of heaven with power and great glory : then indeed shall the righteous have power over the wicked, and these lions shall be gathered together, and made to lie down in the infernal den of utter darkness, eternal misery and woe. Then will the righteous rejoice with joy unspeakable and full of glory ; there being nothing to hurt or destroy in all God's holy mountain, Isa. xi. 9.
What pitiful shrieks are these which I hear! O, I perceive it is a hawk which has seized on a feeble wren, and is bearing it off in his claws, and the poor little creature can do nothing but cry.
Well done, lucky shot ! A fowler just now passing through yonder glade has observed and shot the hawk; and I cannot help being somewhat glad at the circumstance ; though, poor creature, it was only acting agreeably to the law of nature, yet I could not help feeling very much for the little captive it had seized.