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Dies irae, dies illa
Quantus tremorest futurus,
Tuba mirum, spargens somum
Mors stupebit et natura,
Liber scriptus proferetur,
Judex ergo cum sedebit,
Quid sum, miser, tum dicturus? Quem patronum rogaturus? Cum mec justus sit securus.
Rex tremendae majestatis,
Recordare, Jesu pie,
Quaerens me venisti lassus,
Juste judex ultionis
Ingemisco tanquam reus,
Qui Mariam absolvi,ti
Preces meae non sunt digna:
Inter oves locum praesta
Ut consors beatitatis
Oro supplex et acclinis,
Translation of the above by Lord Roscom Mox.
[It is to be observed that his Lordship begins his version, or rather paraphrase, at the 5th stanza of the Latin: Dies ire, dies illa; and he has injudiciously altered Peter to David.]
HE day of wrath, that dreadful day,
What horror will invade the mind, -
The The last loud trumpet's wondrous sound Shall thro' the rending tombs rebound, And wake the nations under ground.
Nature and death shall with surprize Behold the pale offender rise, And view the Judge with conscious eyes.
Then shall, with universal dread,
The judge ascends his awful throne,
Thou mighty formidable king,
Forget not what my ransom cost,
Thou, who for me didst feel such pain, Whose precious blood the cross did stain, Let not these agonies be vain.
Thou, whom avenging pow'rs obey, , ,
Give my exalted soul a place. I
FOR THE ORTHODOX CHURCHMAN'S MAGAZINE.
Verses written on a blank Leaf of the “ Orphans of
TRUE to life's changing scenes, fair moralist,
1 Thy pencil here pourtrays the human lot;
Vol. X. Churchn. Mag. for March 1806. Hh
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