Hhe Stabat Mater. in
��STOOD the afflifted mother weeping Near the crofs her ftation keeping Whereon hung her Son and Lord ; Through whofe fpirit fympathizing, Sorrowing and agonizing Alfo parted the cruel fword.
Oh ! how mournful and diftrefled Was that favored and moft blefled
Mother of the only Son ! Trembling, grieving, bofom heaving, While perceiving, fcarce believing,
Pains of that Illuftrious One.