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Angels peep round to view this mystic thing,
Through the thick woods: the gloomy shades
David's flight to Nob, and entertainment there by the High Priest; from thence to Gath in disguise, where he is discovered and brought to Achis: he counterfeits himself mad, and escapes to Adullam–A short enumeration of the forces which come thither to him—A description of the kingdom of Moab, whither David flies; his entertainment at Moab's court: a digression of the history of Lot, father of the Moabites, represented in picture—Melchor's song at the feast—Moab desires Joab to relate the story of David; which he does : his extraction; his excellency in poesy, and the effects of it in curing Saul's malady—The Philistines' army encamped at Dammin; the description of Goliah and his arms ; his challenge to the Israelites: David's coming to the camp ; his speech to Saul, to desire leave to fight with Goliah : several speeches upon that occasion—The combat and slaughter of Goliah, with the defeat of the Philistines' army—Saul's envy to David—The characters of Merab and Michal—The love between David and Michal : his song at her window ; his expedition against the Philistines, and the dowry of two hundred foreskins for Michal, with whom he is married—The solemnities of the wedding—Saul's relapse, and the causes of David's flight into the kingdom of Moab.
RAISED with the news he from high Heaven