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The Falling Leaf.
IUTHOR of Being, Source of Light,
With unfading beauties bright;
Whether Thee, Thy suppliants call,
* The Grecian name EI, “Thou art," inscribed on the Temple of Apollo at Delphi, is supposed to be taken from the Saite inscription “ I am," and corresponds with Exodus iii. 14, meaning “ Unchangeable.”
† IAN was the “ Barbaric name ” for Jehovah, or Jao, as the Greeks wrote it, intimating His Unity, whence the Phenician IETS, and from thence the Grecian ZETE.
Grecian or Barbaric name,
And yet, a greater Hero far,
Come, Unknown INSTRUCTOR, Come!
O Father, KING, whose Heavenly Face
EUPOLIS, 5th Cent. B.C.