Hymns, Anthems, and Psalms, Compiled by W. Burgh

Hymns, Anthems, and Psalms, Compiled by W. Burgh

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1826 edition. Excerpt: ... vain was their boasting!--the Lord hath but spoken, And chariots and horsemen are sunk in the wave.: . Praise to the Conqueror, praise to the Lord-His word was our arrow, His breath was our Sword! Who shall return to tell Egypt the story Of those shesentoutinthehourofherpride? For the Lord hath look'd out from His pillar of glory, And all her brave thousands are dash'd in the tide! CLXXXI. DESIRE OP HEAVEN. (By Kelly.) O, HAD I the wings of a dove, I would make my escape and be gone; Would mix with the spirits above Who encompass yon heavenly throne: They are far from all danger and fear, While remembrance enhances their joys; As the storm, when escaped, will endear The retreat that the haven supplies. See Exod. xiv. 24. t But ii. But why do I wish to be gone? Do I want from all danger to flee; And shall I do nothing for One Who was once such a sufferer for me? Oh, Lord, let me think of the day When thou wast ' rejected of men;' And put the base wish far away, Nor ever be fearful again! 3. Nor less my perverseness forgive, That, when ease and prosperity come, Thy servant is willing to live, And his exile prefers to his home: Ah, .Lord, what a creature am I! Sure nothing can heighten my guilt: Forgive me, forgive me, I cry, And make me whatever thou wilt! CLXXXII. THE HOUSE OF WOE. (Eccles. vii. 2--6.) Miuic: as 20th Ps. Mel. Sac. 1. WHILE others crowd the house of mirth, And haunt the gaudy show, Let such as would with Wisdom dwell, Frequent the house of woe. Better to.weep with those who weep, And share the amicted's smart, Than mix with fools in giddy joys That cheat and wound the heart. 2. When virtuous sorrow clouds the face, And tears bedim the eye, The soul is led to solemn thought, And wafted to the sky. The wise in heart revisit...show more

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  • Paperback | 56 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 118g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236742257
  • 9781236742254