The Mighty Oration

By the most great & almighty power of Alpha & Omega, Jehovah & Emmanuel, and by him that divided the Red Sea & by that great power that turned all the waters & rivers of Egypt into blood & turned all the dust into flies & chains & by that great power that brought frogs all over the land of Egypt & entered into the King’s Palace & chambers & by that great power that terrible thunder & lightning & hail stones mixt with fire, & sent locusts which did destroy all growing things in the whole land of Egypt, & by that great power that destroyed all the first born of the land of Egypt both of man & beast, & by that great power that divided the hard rock & rivers of water issued out of the sand of the wilderness, and by that great power that led the children of Israel into the land of Canaan & by that great power that destroyed Sonachoribs great host & by that great & almighty power of him that walked on the sea as on dry land, & by that almighty power that raised the dead Lazarus out of his grave, & by that almighty power of the blessed & holy & glorious trinity that did cast the Devil & all disobedient Angels out of heaven into hell that thou thief return immediately & restore the goods again which thou hast stolen away, therefore in & by the names of the Almighty God before rehearsed I charge thee, thou thief to restore the goods again immediately or else the wrath of God may fall upon thee & force thee to come immediately. Amen.

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