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OBSERVATION ON THE WORKS of NATURE.

1 Now night submits to the encroaching day,
2 And groves, and fields, put on their spring array;
3 Now various flowers of various hues display'd,
4 Adorn the green, or deck the lonely shade.
5 These show the pow'r of the Almighty's hand;
6 They spring, they blow, they sade at his command:
7 United Nature does his word fulfil,
8 'Tis Man alone rejects his Maker's will.

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    Title (in Source Edition): OBSERVATION ON THE WORKS of NATURE.
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    Hands, Elizabeth, 1746-1815. The death of Amnon. A poem. With an appendix: containing pastorals, and other poetical pieces. By Elizabeth Hands. [Coventry]: Printed for the author, by N. Rollason, Coventry, M,DCCLXXXIX., 1789, p. 106. [40],127,[1]p.; 8⁰. (ESTC T141063) (Page images digitized from a copy in the Bodleian [Dunston B 961 (1)].)

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