Imatges de pÓgina


C. M.

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ITH songs and honors sounding loud,

Address the Lord on high ;
Over the heavens he spreads his cloud,

And waters vail the sky.
2 He sends his showers of blessing down

To cheer the plains below;
He makes the grass the mountains crown,

And corn in valleys grow.
3 His steady counsels change the face

Of each revolving year;
He bids the sun cut short his race,

And wintry days appear.
4 His hoary frost, his fleecy snow

Descend and clothe the ground;
The liquid streams forbear to flow,

In icy fetters bound.
5 He sends his word and melts the snow,

The fields no longer mourn;
р He calls the warmer gales to blow,

And bids the spring return.
6 The changing wind-the flying cloud,

Obey his mighty word ;-
f With songs and honors sounding loud,

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.
2 Wide as his vast dominion lies,

Make the Creator's name be known;
Loud as his thunder shout his praise,

And sound it lofty as his throne. p<3 Jehovah !—'tis a glorious word ! mf

Oh ! may it dwell on every tongue !
But saints, who best have known the Lord,
Are bound to raise the noblest song.

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4 Speak of the wonders of that love

Which Gabriel plays on every chord :
From all below-and all above,

Loud hallelujahs to the Lord ! 148 SECOND PART. S. M. St. Thomas.

LET every creature join

To praise th' eternal God;
Ye beavenly hosts, the song begin,

And sound his name abroad.
2 Thou sun, with golden beams,

And moon, with paler rays;
Ye starry lights, ye iwinkling flames,

Shine to your Maker's praise.
3 Ho built those words above,

And fixed their wondrous frame:
By his command they stand or move,

And ever speak his name.
4 By all his works above,

His honors be expressed ;
But saints, who taste his saving love,

Should sing his praises best.

148 THIRD PART.C. P. M. Rapture. Ker

BEGIN, my soul, th' exalted lay,
Let each enraptured thought obey,

And praise th’ Almighty's name:
Lo! heaven and earth, and seas and skies,
In one melodious concert rise,

To swell th’inspiring theme.
2 Thou heaven of heavens, his vast abode,

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.
3 Ye deeps, with roaring billows rise,
To join the thunders of the skies,

Praise him, who bids you roll ;-
р His praise in softer notes declare,
pp Each whispering breeze of yielding air,

And breathe it to the soul.

4 Wake, all ye soaring throngs, and sing;

Ye feathered warblers of the spring, mp

Harmonious anthems raise
To him who shaped your finer mould,
Who tipped your glittering wings with gold,

And tuned your voice to praise.
f 5 Let man, by nobler passions swayed,

Let man, in God's own image made,

His breath in praise employ ;
Spread wide his Maker's name around,
Till heaven shall echo back the sound,

In songs of holy joy. 148 FOURTH PART. H. M. Darwell's.

YE boundless realms of joy,

Exalt your Maker's name:
His praise your songs employ

Above the starry frame:
Your voices raise, Anå seraphim,
Ye cherubim, To sing his praise.

2 Let all adore the Lord,

And praise his holy name,
By whose alınighty word

They all from nothing came;
And all shall last, His firm decree
From changes free i

Stands ever fast.

148 Fifth PART. H. M. Harwich.

YE tribes of Adam, join

With heaven, and earth, and seas,
And offer notes divine

To your Creator's praise.
Ye holy throng In worlds of light
Of angels bright, Begin the song

2 The shining worlds above

In glorious order stand,
Or in swift courses move

By his supreme command.
He spake the word, From nothing came
And all their frame To praise the Lord.

3 Let all the nations fear

The God that rules above,
He brings his people near,

And makes them taste his love:
While earth and sky His saints shall raise
Allempt his praise, His honors high.

148 Sixth Part. 88 & 7s. Westborough f PRAISE the Lord! ye heavens, adore him;

Praise him, angels in the height;
Sun and moon, rejoice before him;
Praise him, all ye stars of light!

Hallelujah, Amen. 2 Praise the Lord—for he hath spoken ;

Worlds his mighty voice obeyed;
Laws which never can be broken,
For their guidance he hath made.

Hallelujah, Amen. 3 Praise the Lord-for he is glorious;

Never shall his promise fail ;
God hath made his saints victorious,
Sin and death shall not prevail.

Hallelujah, Amen. 4 Praise the God of our salvation,

Hosts on high his power proclaim;
Heaven and earth, and all creation,
Praise and magnify his name !

Hallelujah, Amen

149 First Part. C. M. Nottingham

Ale that love the Lord, rejoice,
Aniidst the church, with cheerful voice,

flis later wonders shew.

2 The Jews, the people of his grace,

Shall their Redeemer sing ;
And Gentile nations join the praise,

While Zion owns her King.

3 The Lord takes pleasure in the just,

Whom sinners treat with scorn ;
The meek, who lie despised in dust,

Salvation shall adorn.
4 Saints shall be joyful in their King,

E'en on a dying bed :
And like the souls in glory sing,

For God shall raise the dead.
5 When Christ his judgment-seat ascends,

And bids the world appear,
Thrones are prepared for all his friends,

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 ;
In their great Creator let all men rejoice,

And heirs of salvation be glad in their King.
2 Let them his great name devoutly adore ;

In loud-swelling strains his praises express,
Who graciously opens his bountiful store,

Their wants to relieve, and his children to blesa.
8 With glory adorned, his people shall sing

To God, who de fence and plenty supplies :
Their loud acclamations to him, their great King,

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 :
We mortals, delighted, would borrow your tongue;

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:
Praise him in heaven-where he his face

Unvailed in perfect glory shows.
2 Praise him for all the mighty acts,

Which he in our behalf hath done;
His kindness this return exacts,

With which our praise should equel run.
3 Let all who vital breath enjoy,

The breath he doth to them afford,
In just returns of praise employ :

Let every creature praise the Lord.

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