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ITH songs and honors sounding loud,
Address the Lord on high ;
And waters vail the sky.
To cheer the plains below;
And corn in valleys grow.
Of each revolving year;
And wintry days appear.
Descend and clothe the ground;
In icy fetters bound.
The fields no longer mourn;
And bids the spring return.
Obey his mighty word ;-
Praise ye the sovereign Lord.
148 FIRST PART. L. M. Old Hundred. L From a distants worlds,
where creatures Let heaven begin the solemn word,
And sound it dreadful down to hell.
Make the Creator's name be known;
And sound it lofty as his throne. p<3 Jehovah !—'tis a glorious word ! mf
Oh ! may it dwell on every tongue !
4 Speak of the wonders of that love
Which Gabriel plays on every chord :
Loud hallelujahs to the Lord ! 148 SECOND PART. S. M. St. Thomas.
LET every creature join
To praise th' eternal God;
And sound his name abroad.
And moon, with paler rays;
Shine to your Maker's praise.
And fixed their wondrous frame:
And ever speak his name.
His honors be expressed ;
Should sing his praises best.
148 THIRD PART.C. P. M. Rapture. Ker
BEGIN, my soul, th' exalted lay,
And praise th’ Almighty's name:
To swell th’inspiring theme.
Ye clouds, proclaim your maker God; p"
Ye thunders, speak his power:
Lo! on the lightning's fiery wing < In triumph walks th' eternal King:
Th'astonished worlds adore.
Praise him, who bids you roll ;-
And breathe it to the soul.
4 Wake, all ye soaring throngs, and sing;
Ye feathered warblers of the spring, mp
Harmonious anthems raise
And tuned your voice to praise.
Let man, in God's own image made,
His breath in praise employ ;
In songs of holy joy. 148 FOURTH PART. H. M. Darwell's.
YE boundless realms of joy,
Exalt your Maker's name:
Above the starry frame:
2 Let all adore the Lord,
And praise his holy name,
They all from nothing came;
Stands ever fast.
148 Fifth PART. H. M. Harwich.
YE tribes of Adam, join
With heaven, and earth, and seas,
To your Creator's praise.
2 The shining worlds above
In glorious order stand,
By his supreme command.
3 Let all the nations fear
The God that rules above,
And makes them taste his love:
148 Sixth Part. 88 & 7s. Westborough f PRAISE the Lord! ye heavens, adore him;
Praise him, angels in the height;
Hallelujah, Amen. 2 Praise the Lord—for he hath spoken ;
Worlds his mighty voice obeyed;
Hallelujah, Amen. 3 Praise the Lord-for he is glorious;
Never shall his promise fail ;
Hallelujah, Amen. 4 Praise the God of our salvation,
Hosts on high his power proclaim;
149 First Part. C. M. Nottingham
Ale that love the Lord, rejoice,
flis later wonders shew.
2 The Jews, the people of his grace,
Shall their Redeemer sing ;
While Zion owns her King.
3 The Lord takes pleasure in the just,
Whom sinners treat with scorn ;
Salvation shall adorn.
E'en on a dying bed :
For God shall raise the dead.
And bids the world appear,
Who humbly loved him here. 149 Second Part. 10 & 11s. St. Michael's.
O PRAISE ye the Lord I prepare your glad voice,
His praise in the great assembly to sing ;
And heirs of salvation be glad in their King.
In loud-swelling strains his praises express,
Their wants to relieve, and his children to blesa.
To God, who de fence and plenty supplies :
Through earth shall be sounded, and reach to the skies. 4 Ye angels above, his glories who've sung,
In loftiest notes, now publish his praise :
Would join in your numbers, and chant to your layı.
150 First Part. L. M. Brewer. OF
H praise the Lord in that blest place,
From whence his goodness largely flows:
Unvailed in perfect glory shows.
Which he in our behalf hath done;
With which our praise should equel run.
The breath he doth to them afford,
Let every creature praise the Lord.