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Moreover the light of the moon shall be as the light of the sun, and the light of
the sun shall be seven-fold, as the light of seven days, in the day that the Lord
bindeth up the breach of his people, and healeth the stroke of their wound.

ISAIAH.

BOSTON:
PUBLISHED BY CROCKER & BREWSTER;

No. 47, WASHINGTON STREET.

1830.

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DISTRICT OF MASSACHUSETTS, TO WIT :

District Clerk's Office. Be it remembered, that on the twentyfifth day of February, A. D. 1830, in the fiftyfourth year of the Independence of the United States of America, Crocker and Brewster of the said district, have deposited in this office the title of a book, the right whereof they claim as proprietors, in the words following, to wit :

“ The Brighter Age: a Poem. By J. B. Waterbury. Moreover the light of the moon shall be as the light of the sun, and the light of the sun shall be sevenfold, as the light of seven days, in the day that the Lord bindeth up the breach of his people and healeth the stroke of their wound. Isaiah."

In conformity to the act of the Congress of the United States, entitled · An act for the encouragement of learning, by securing the copies of maps, charts, and books, to the authors and proprietors of such copies, during the times therein mentioned:' and also to an act, entitled ' An act supplementary to an act, entitled, An act for the encouragement of learning, by securing the copies of maps, charts, and books, to the authors and proprietors of such copies, during the times therein mentioned ; and extending the benefits thereof to the arts of designing, engraving, and etching historical and other prints.'

JNO. W. DAVIS,
Clerk of the District of Massachusetts.

THE

BRIGHTER AGE.

SWEET harp of Mercy! wake thy chords again; Pour on the ear the soothing, cheering strain, That speaks of sorrow past; of sins forgiven; Of man redeemed; and Earth restored to Heaven.

Then, yonder sun, so dazzling bright before,

Shall walk his path with glory seven-fold more:
The modest moon, of pale and pensive ray,
Shall vie in lustre with the orb of day:
Then, all that's bright and beautiful on high,
Planets that roll, and stars that gem the sky;

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