Hymns and Spiritual Songs. 1st Worcester Ed

Hymns and Spiritual Songs. 1st Worcester Ed

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1786 edition. Excerpt: ...Lra, perfumes my sighs, And sweetens ev'ry groan. XXXIX. COMMON METRE. The Shortness and Misery of Life. OUR days, alas! our mortal day- Are (hort, and wretched too: Evil and few, the patriarch fays, And well the patriarch knew. 'Tis but at best a narrow bound That heav'n allows to men, And pains and sins run thro' the round Of threescore years and ten. 3 Well, if ye must be fad and few, Run on my days, in haste; Moments of (in and months of woe. Ye cannot fly too fast. + Let heav'nly love prepare my soul, And call her to the skies Where years of long salvation roll, And glory never dies. XLI. LONG METRE. A Sight of God mortifies us to the World. - T TP to the fields where angels lie, .J And living waters gently roll, Fain would my thoughts leap out and fly: But sin hangs heavy on my soul. 2-Thy wond'rous blood, dear dying Christ Can make this world of guilt remove; And thou can'st bear mewhere thou fly'st, On thy kind wings, celestial Dove. 3 O might I once mount up and set The glories of th' eternal skies, What little things these worlds would be? How despicable to my eyes? 4, Had I a glance of thee, my God, Kindoms and men would vanish soon j Vanish, as though I saw them not, As a dim candle dies at noon. 5 Then they might fight, and rage, and rave, I should perceive the noise no more Than we can hear a shaking leaf While rattling thunders round us roar. 6 Great All in AH, eternal King, Let me but view thy lovely face, And all my pow'rs shall bow and sing, Thine endltss grandeur and thy grace. XLII. COMMON METRE. Delight in God. TV /TY God, what endless pleasures dwell JtyJL Above at thy right hand! The courts below, how amiable, W here all thy graces stand I The swallow near thy temple lies, And chirps a cheerful note; The lark mounts...
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  • Paperback | 60 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 127g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236513142
  • 9781236513144