If heaven were not thus pure, it soon would rend;





If heaven were not thus pure, it soon would rend;
If earth were not thus sure, 'twould break and bend;

Without these powers, the spirits soon would fail;

If not so filled, the drought would parch each vale;

Without that life, creatures would pass away;

Princes and kings, without that moral sway,

However grand and high, would all decay





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