The Minor Poems of Joseph Beaumont, D.D; 1616-1699

The Minor Poems of Joseph Beaumont, D.D; 1616-1699

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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. 1914 edition. Excerpt: ...comes, & Glories King; Now by your high all-golden way The fairer Heavn comes home to Day. Hark now y Gates are ope, & heare The tune of each triumphant sphear, Where every Angell as He sings Keeps time with his applauding Wings, And makes Heavns loftiest Roofe rebound The Treasures of this Noble sound Hallalujah: Which our poor Tongues shall as they may Restore to them againe & say Hallelujah. Ascension " "HE time is come For Times Great Lord to think of Home: A Home: but not to Him alone, Who goes to find a Mansion For Us, who be As well as he Pilgrims in this wild World of Miserie. He goes before.l'o ope the everlasting doore: Come Ckerubim, Resigne, saith He Your flaming Sword & Custodie, That Adam may Againe to Day Find into Paradise his open way. For I must now Keep open House for all below, Who will accept my invitation, And come to this great Preparation: My Servants all Shall goe & call All Tribes 8: Nations to this Festivall. Sweet Cloud, whose back A Chariot soft & cool did make For our Great Ascendant, wee This Privelege doe envy Thee. Ascension 1 9 1 Were not y Wings Of Angells, Things More fit to carry home the King of Kings? Yet seing He Is so well content with Thee, Wee, Things as sleight & vaine as Thou, Will take Us pious Courage now; Our Hearts shall raise A Cloud of Praise Upon y soft Wings of our sweetest Layes. Thus as We may Will We attend Him in His way; And as He goes our Song shall move In a tune as high as Love Can reach; as high As We can flie By stretching up our thankful F ervencie. (The Hymn Sett to 5 Parts for voices & violls. by R. C.) Halalujah: Hark how y joy full Heavns rebound The Triumph of this welcome sound: Halalujah. For they To Day more

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  • Paperback | 94 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 181g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236774191
  • 9781236774194