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SONG XI.

Heaven and Hell.

I.
1 THERE is beyond the Sky
2 A Heav'n of Joy and Love;
3 And holy Children when they die
4 Go to that World above.
II.
5 There is a dreadful Hell,
6 And everlasting Pains;
7 There Sinners must with Devils dwell
8 In Darkness, Fire and Chains.
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III.
9 Can such a Wretch as I
10 Escape this cursed End?
11 And may I hope whene'er I die
12 I shall to Heav'n ascend?
IV.
13 Then will I read and pray,
14 While I have Life and Breath;
15 Lest I should be cut off to-day,
16 And sent t' eternal Death.

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Title (in Source Edition): SONG XI. Heaven and Hell.
Author: Isaac Watts
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Divine songs: attempted in easy language for the use of children. By I. Watts, D.D. London: Printed for J. Buckland; J. F. and C. Rivington; T. Longman; W. Fenner; T. Field; and E. and C. Dilly, 1777, pp. 16-17. xii,58,[2]p.; 12⁰. (ESTC T185045; OTA K123515.000)

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