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8.6.8.

1
Good Daniel would not cease to pray,
With all his foes in view;
He called on God three times a day,
As he was used to do;
Nor feared the power of wicked men,
Who put him in the lions’ den.

2
Nor was he of those beasts afraid,
Though ready to devour;
The Lord his God, to whom he prayed,
Preserved him from their power;
The hungry lions did not dare
To touch the holy prophet there.

3
And thus the Lord did once preserve
Three good young men of old,
Who did not dare bow down and serve
The image made of gold:
For as they feared His holy name,
He saved them from the burning flame.