There lies my puzzle; but thine is greater.
Madman! look through my eyes if thou hast none of thine own.
Remember, Lord, thy church to deliver it from all evil, and to perfect it in thy love, and gather it together from the four winds,' the sanctified, unto thy kingdom, which thou bast prepared for it; for thine is the power and the glory for ever.
Glorious is thine uprising from the horizon.
Like the great dome of St. Peter's, and like the great whale, retain, O man! in all seasons a temperature of thine own.
Bless his counsels, his undertakings, and his work; strengthen his kingdom by Thine almighty hand, and give him victory over his enemy, even as Thou gavest Moses the victory over Amalek, Gideon over Midian, and David over Goliath.
This foe confounding Thy land, desiring to lay waste the whole world, rises against us; these lawless men are gathered together to overthrow Thy kingdom, to destroy Thy dear Jerusalem, Thy beloved Russia; to defile Thy temples, to overthrow Thine altars, and to desecrate our holy shrines.
By the green land; by the bright hearth-stone! this is the magic glass, man; I see my wife and my child in thine eye.