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4 Vainly we offer each ample oblation;
Vainly with gifts would His favor secure:
Dearer to God are the prayers of the poor.
2 Cold on His cradle the dewdrops are shining;
Maker and Monarch and Saviour of all.
3 Say, shall we yield Him, in costly devotion,
5 Brightest and best of the sons of the morning,
Guide where our infant Redeemer is laid.
Bishop Reginald Heber, 1811
Copyright, 1895, by The Trustees of The Presbyterian Board of Publication and Sabbath School Work
Uzziah C. Burnap, 1895: alt.
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1 From the east-ern mountains, Press-ing on, they come, Wise men in their wisdom,
To His humble home; Stirred by deep de - VO - tion, Hast-ing from a - - far,
(See also ST. ALBAN, No. 239)
2 Thou who in a manger
Henry G. Trembath, 1893
O'er all kingdoms reign,
Ere the worlds be- gan, Draw Thou near,and light- en Ev-ery heart of man. A-MEN.
Ne'er have seen the brightness
Light of life that shin - eth