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HYMNS AND ANTHEMS.

LONDON:

CHARLES FOX, 67 PATERNOSTER ROW.

1845.

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Hymns and Anthems.

BOOK FIRST.

1.
Father of all, in every age,

In every clime adored,
By saint, by savage, and by sage,

Jehovah, Jove, or Lord !

Oh, not to earth's contracted span

Thy goodness let us bound; Nor think thee Lord alone of man,

While thousand worlds are round.

To thee, whose temple is all space,

Whose altar, earth, sea, skies, One chorus let all beings raise,

All nature's incense rise.

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GLORY to God in the highest,
And peace on earth;
Good will towards men.

III. CREATOR-SPIRIT! thou the first,

To be through time unending ;
Whose word was, “ Light," and light outburst,

In myriad streams descending;
O, fill our souls with light divine,
Till radiant in thy beams they shine,

With thine own essence blending !

IV.
LORD, thou art not alone

In courts by mortals trod;
Nor only is this day thine own

When men draw near their God:

Thy temple is the arch

Of yon unmeasur'd sky;
Thy Sabbath, the stupendous march

Of grand eternity!

God of the ocean, earth, and sky,

In thy bright presence we rejoice; We feel thee, see thee, ever nigh,

And gladly hear thy gracious voice:

We feel thee in the sunny beam;

We see thee walk the mountain waves; We hear thee in the murmuring stream,

And when the tempest wildly raves :

God, on the lonely hills we meet;

God, in the vale and fragrant grove; While birds and whispering winds repeat

That God is there the God of love.

VI.
O God! who mad’st earth, sea, and air,
And living creatures, free and fair,
Thy hallow'd praise is every where;

Hallelujah!

Yea, woods, and winds, and waves, convey To the rapt ear a hymn, and say, “God, who hath made us, we obey!"

Hallelujah!

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