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W. Garrett Horder, comp. The Poets’ Bible: New Testament. 1895.

Command that this Stone

Richard Crashaw (G.) (c. 1613–1649)

‘Command that this stone become a loaf.’—MATT. IV. 3.

AND so it was; bread was that stone;

Such bread, Christ, as was all Thine own.

Since God so will’d that it should be.

To have no bread was bread to Thee.