Journal, 1832–1834

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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coucheth beneath his burthen;  that learneth his master’s <will> by the  stroke of the rod: thus saith the  Lord. Yet the Lord will have  mercy on him, and he shall  bring forth much fruit;  even as the vin vine of the choice  grape when her clusters are  <is> ripe, before the time of the  gleaning of the vintage:  and the Lord shall make his  heart merry as with sweet  wine because of him who  putteth forth his hand and  lifteth him up from <out of> deep  mire, and pointeth him out  the way, and guideth his [p. 25]
coucheth beneath his burden, that learneth his master’s will by the stroke of the rod; thus saith the Lord. Yet the Lord will have mercy on him, and he shall bring forth much fruit, even as the vine of the choice grape when her clusters are ripe before the time of the gleaning of the vintage. And the Lord shall make his heart merry as with sweet wine because of him who putteth forth his hand and lifteth him up out of deep mire, and pointeth him out the way, and guideth his [p. 25]
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