If any be devout and love God, let them enjoy this fair and radiant triumphal feast. If any be wise servants, let them rejoicing enter into the joy of their Lord. If any have laboured long in fasting, let them now receive their recompense.
If any have wrought from the first hour, let them today receive their just reward.
If any have come at the third hour, let them with thankfulness keep the feast.
If any have arrived at the sixth hour, let them have no misgivings, because they shall in nowise be deprived therefor.
If any have delayed until the ninth hour, let them draw near, fearing nothing.
If any have tarried even until the eleventh hour, let them, also, be not alarmed at their tardiness; for the Lord, who is jealous of His honour, will accept the last even as the first. He gives rest unto them who come at the eleventh hour, even as unto them who have wrought from the first hour.
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