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1. An off'ring at the shrine of power, Our hands shall never bring;
A garland on the car of pomp, Our hands shall never fling; 2. Praise to the good, the pure, the great, Who made us what we are; Who lit the flame which yet shall glow With radience brighter far!
Applauding in the conqueror's path Our sounding voices ne'er shall be;
Glo - ry to them o'er all the earth, And glo-ry in all ages be,
But we have hearts to honor those Who bade the world go free!
J. V. B., trans.
heart is full, and I must sing, The sky is blue, and bee
tle chirps, the lamb - kins spring; On great and small, and bird that spreads his air y wing, And I
who sit great the Lord who made it so! And here, and far pleas-ures sweet, my thanks em-ploy, To him who fills the
soft the breeze, The field is green, and green the trees. man and child, Falls warm and bright, the sun-beam mild. grass y mound, Where joy - ful songs of birds re-sound. space may be,
It tells its Ma ker's maj - es - ty. world with light, And makes this time fair and bright.
No. 29. SUNDAY IN SUMMER.
1. The Sun - day
is here! is here! is here! is here! is here!
It com-eth, sent to us from
heav - en! It Still - eth the tur moil of all earth - ly
ng - ing, The whip is not swing-ing, the wheel doth not. hope - ful! A - men! said the Fa - ther; it grew strong and Fa ther! He wa ters from heav - en the weak thirst-y scat ter, Will spring up like good seed in beau ti - ful
care; turn; tall! germ. forms:
It stands by the way-side, It preach - es the
tle of Soon cling - ing and clanging, The sick - les are We sow
in the dark earth; Then faith showeth
bless-ings, Which God us dcth give, Which God us doth give.
full-ness, The beau - ti · ful grain, The beau ti - ful grain. sweet corn In ripe wav - ing field, In ripe wav-ing field. reap - ing The plen - ti - ful sheaves, The plen - ti - ful sheaves. to
The un fad - ing crown, The un fad - ing crown.
It cometh sent to us from heaven!
Which God us doth give.
() welcome its coming with gladness!
Who leadeth us on.
It calleth to peace and to quiet;
1. The light pours down from heaven, And en-ters where it may;
So let the mind's true sun-shine Be spread o'er earth as free, 2. The soul can shed a glo ry On ev - 'ry work well done; D. c. Then let each hu-man spir - it En-joy the vis-ion bright;
The eyes of all earth's children Are cheered with one bright day.
As e - ven things most low-ly Are ra-diant in the sun.
The morn · ing, the shin - ing, the beau · ti - ful morn - ing The glad earth a-wak - ens, the sky and the o • cean,