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3. Though in a bare and rugged way,

Through devious, lonely wilds I stray,
His bounty shall my pains beguile;
The barren wilderness shall smile,
With lively greens and herbage crowned,
And streams shall murmur all around.

4. Though in the paths of death I tread,

With gloomy horrors overspread,
My steadfast heart shall fear no ill,
For Thou, O Lord! art with me still;
Thy friendly crook shall give me aid,
And guide me through the dismal shade.


86. L. M. 6 lines.

84. L. M. 6 lines.
2. When day, with farewell beam, delays

Among the opening clouds of even,
And we can almost think we gaze,

Through opening vistas, into heaven
Those hues that mark the sun's decline,

So soft, so radiant, Lord, are Thine. 3. When night, with wings of starry gloom,

O'ershadows all the earth and skies,
Like some dark, beauteous bird, whose

Is sparkling with unnumbered eyes-
That sacred gloom, those fires divine,

So grand, so countless, Lord, are Thine. 4. When youthful Spring around us breathes,

Thy Spirit warms her fragrant sigh; And every flower that Summer wreathes

Is born beneath Thy kindling eye; Where'er we turn, Thy glories shine, And all things fair and bright are Thine.

MOORE. 85. L. M. 6 lines. 1. The Lord my pasture shall prepare,

And feed me with a shepherd's care;
His presence shall my wants supply,
And guard me with a watchful eye:
My noonday walks he shall attend,

And all my midnight hours defend. 2. When in the sultry glebe I faint,

Or on the thirsty mountains pant,
To fertile vales and dewy meads
My weary, wandering steps he leads,
Where peareful rivers, soft and slow,
Anid the verdant landscape flow.

1. ABOVE-below-where'er I gaze,

Thy guiding finger, Lord, I view,
Traced in the midnight planets' blaze,

Or glistening in the morning dew;
Whate'er is beautiful or fair,
Is but Thine own reflection there.

2. I hear Thee in the stormy wind

That turns the ocean wave to foam; Nor less Thy wondrous power I find

When summer airs around mo roam; The tempest and the calm declare

Thyself—for Thou art every where. 3. I find Thee in the noon of night,

And read Thy name in every star
That drinks in splendor from the light

That flows from mercy's beaming car :
Thy footstool, Lord, each starry gem
Composes-not Thy diadem.




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87. L. M.

88. L. M.

1. The spacious firmament on high,

With all the blue, ethereal sky,
And spangled heavens, a shining frame,
Their great Original proclaim.

1. O SOURCE divine, and Life of all,

The Fount of being's wondrous sea! Thy depth would every heart appall,

That saw not Love supreme in Thee.

2. The wearied sun, from day to day,

Does his Creator's power display,
And publishes to every land
The work of an Almighty hand.

2. We shrink before Thy vast abyss,

Where worlds on worlds eternal brood; We know Thee truly but in this

That Thou bestowest all our good.

3. Soon as crening shades prevail,

The moon takes up the wondrous tale,
And nightly to the listening earth
Repeats the story of her birth;

3. And so, 'mid boundless time and space,

0, grant us still in Thee to dwell, And through the ceaseless web to trace

Thy presence working all things well!

4. While all the stars that round her burn,

And all the planets in their turn,
Confirm the tidings as they roll,
And sprcad the truth from polo to pole.

4. Nor let Thou life's delightful play

Thy truth's transcendent vision hide; Nor strength and gladness lead astray

From Thee, our nature's only guide.

5. What though in solemn silence all

Move round the dark, terrestrial ball ?
What though nor real voice nor sound
Amidst their radiant orbs be found ?

5. Bestow on every joyous thrill

Thy deeper tone of reverent awe;
Make pure Thy children's crring will,
And teach their hearts to love Thy law!


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6. In reason's ear they all rejoice,

And utter forth a glorious voice;
For ever singing, as they shine--
"Tho hand that made us is divine."

PRAISE God from whom all blessings flow;
Praise Him all creatures here below;
Praise Him above, ye heavenly host;
Praise Father, Son, and Holy Ghost.


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89. 7s. Double.
1. SOURCE of being, sourco of light,

With unfading beauties bright;
Theo, when morning greets the skies,
Blushing sweet with liumid eyes;
Thee, when soft declining day
Sinks in purple waves away;
Thee, O Parent, will I sing,

To Thy feet my tribute bring! 2. Yonder azure vault on high,

Yonder blue, low, liquid sky;
Earth on its firm basis placed,
And with circling waves embraced;
All-creating power confess,
All their mighty Maker bless;
Shaking nature with Thy nod,

Earth and heaven confess their God. 3. Source of light, Thou bid'st the sun

On his burning axles run;
Stars like dust around him fly,
Strew the area of the sky;
Fills the queen of solemn night
From his vase her orb of light;
Lunar luster, thus we see,
Solar virtue shines by Thee.

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91. 7s.

1. EARTH, with her ten thousand flowers,

Air, with all its beams and showers,
Ocean's infinite expanse,
Heaven's resplendent countenance;
All around, and all above,
Hath this record-God is love.

Caused the golden-tresséd sun
All the day his course to run;
And the moon to shine by night,

'Mid her spangled sisters bright. 3. All His creatures God doth feed,

His full hand supplies their need;
Let us therefore warble forth
His high majesty and worth.
He His mansion hath on high,
'Bove the reach of mortal cyo;
And His mercies shall enduro,
Ever faithful, ever sure. MILTON

2. Sounds among the vales and hills,

In the woods and by the rills,
Of the breeze and of the bird,
By the gentle murmur stirr'd;
All these songs, beneath, above,
Have one burden-God is love.

3. All the hopes and fears that start

From the fountain of the heart;
All the quiet bliss that lies
In our human sympathies;
These are voices from above,
Sweetly whispering-God is love.

94. 7s. 1. Father, they who Thee reccivo,

And in Thee begin to live,
Day and night they cry to Theo,
As Thou art,

let us be.
2. Fix, 0, fix my wavering mind!

To the cross my spirit bind:
Earthly passions far remove;

Fill the soul with perfect love. 3. Who in heart on Theo believes,

He the promise now receives;
He with joy beholds Thy faco,

Triumphs in Thy pardoning grace. 4. Boundless wisdom, power divino,

Love unspeakable, art thine:
Praise by all to Thee be given,
Sons of carth and hosts of heaven.

92. 7s.

1. To Thy pastures fair and large,

Heavenly Shepherd, lead Thy charge,
And my couch, with tenderest care,

Mid the springing grass prepare.
2. When I faint with summer's heat,

Thou shalt guide my weary feet
To the streams that, still and slow,
Through the verdant meadows flow.

3. Safe the dreary vale I tread,

By the shades of death o'erspread,
With Thy rod and staff supplied,
This my guard—and that my guide.

95. 7s.
1. GLORIOUS in Thy saints appear;

Plant Thy heavenly kingdom here;
Light and life to all impart;

Shine on each believing heart; 2. And, in every grace complete,

Make us, Lord, for glory meet;
Till we stand before Thy sight,
Partners with the saints in light.

4. Constant to my latest end,

Thou my footsteps shalt attend;
And shalt bid Thy hallowed dome
Yield me an eternal home.


93. 7s. Double.

1. Let us with a joyful mind

Praise the Lord, for He is kind,
For His mercies shall endure,
Ever faithful, ever sure.
Let us sound His name abroad,
For of gods He is the God
Who by wisdom did create
Heaven's expanse and all its state;

96. 7s.
1. All yo nations, praise the Lord,

All ye lands, your voices raise;
Heaven and earth with loud accord,

Praise the Lord, forever praise. 2. For IIis truth and mercy stand,

Past and present and to be,
Like the years of Ilis riglit hand,

Like His own eternity.
3. Praise Ilim, ye who know His lovo,

Praise Him from the depths beneath; Praise Him in the heights above; Praise your Maker, all that breathe.


2. Did the solid earth ordain

How to rise above the main;
Who, br His commanding might,
Filled the new-made world with light;

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