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W. Garrett Horder, comp.  The Poets’ Bible: New Testament.  1895.
If Thou be the Son of God
Richard Crashaw (B.) (c. 1613–1649)
‘If thou be the Son of God cast Thyself down.’—MATT. IV. 6.

CAST Thyself from the pinnacle whereon
I set Thee, or I think Thee not God’s Son.
No; but He’ll cast Thee from the hearts of men,
Satan. Wilt believe He’s God’s son then?

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