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As in Isaiah, 55, 6, 7, 8. Seek ye the Lord while He may be found—call ye upon Him while He is near. Let the wicked forsake His way, and the unrighteous man His thoughts, and let him return unto the Lord, and He will have mercy upon him, and to our God, for He will abundantly pardon. For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways, saith the Lord.
Also 1 John 2, 1. These things I write unto you that ye sin not—and if any man sin we have an advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ the righteous.
My Friend.
Let us secure an interest in the other world, Let this be as it list, toss'd and hurl'd, He's great and rich enough who wills to die, And can with joy expect—Eternity ! Friend—this is the best counsel I can tell, Think on't and practise, and so farewell!
When Time and Death their work fulfill, Then adieu to Greendown Hill! When my remains lie here at rest I hope my Soul will live among the blest!
So far the muse-inspired Miller, but he was not only a versifier, but the cause of verse in others, and he placed on the door also the following inscription,
Sent by the owner of Limbrick near this spot), 1778. Busied no more with worldly hopes and fears, But safely landed in the vale of years ; Fain would my mind calm and contented dwell With health and letter'd ease in Limbrick cell,
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