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3 Let my blest Guardian, while I sleep,
His watchful station near me keep,
And guard me from th' approach of ill.
dread The grave as little as my bed ; Teach me to die, that so I may
Rise glorious at the awful day.
The bliss of thy paternal care ;
To see thy face, and sing thy love.
Praise him all creatures here below;
Praise Father, Son, and Holy Ghost.
Through all the hours of night,
The safeguard of thy might.
Since thou wilt not remove :
Rejoicing in thy love ! -
And end my transient days;
Where I may sing thy praise. 707 1 INDULGENT God, whose bounteous care,
O'er all thy works is shown,
Arise before thy throne.
with plenty overflowed,
From pain and sickness free;.
To meditate on thee.
4 Thus bless each future day and night,
Till life's vain scene is o'er ;
Oh let my spirit soar. 708
Dover. Bethany. 1 ANOTHER day is past,
The hours forever fled;
To mingle with the dead.
My Father's care shall keep;
For thou canst never sleep.
On thee securely stayed!
Nor be in death dismayed. 709
Mornington. Pentonville. 1 THE day is past and gone,
The evening shades appear;
The night of death draws near.
Secure from all iny fears;
Till morning light appears.
To view th' unwearied sun,
And after glory run.
And I from time remove,
may I in thy bosom rest,
The bosom of thy love. 710
Edyfield. 1 SOFTLY now the light of day
Fades upon my sight away;
Lord, I would commune with thee.
Shall forever pass away:
Then, from sin and sorluw free,
Take me, Lord, to dwell with thee! 711 88, 38 & 6.
Auburn, 1 ERE I sleep, for every favor,
This day showed
By my God,
Let thy peace
Be my bliss,
While I sleep,
Let me rise
With the wise,
Duke Street. Medway. 712
A Hymn for Morning or ening.
Thy gifts are every evening new;
Gently distil like early dew.
Great Guardian of my sleeping hours ;
And quickens all my drowsy powers.
To thee I consecrate my days;
Demand perpetual songs of praise. 713
Peterboro'. 1 HOSANNA, with a cheerful sound,
To God's upholding hand;
And yet secure we stand.
That raised us with a word ;
We lean upon the Lord.
3 The rising morn cannot assure
That we shall end the day;
To hurry us away.
To God's avenging law;
In every breath we draw.
Our joy and safety brings;
Beneath his shady wings. 714
Walney. Bowdoin. 1 ON thee, each morning, O my God,
My waking thoughts attend;
In thee my wishes end.
Thy boundless love surveys;
A sacrifice of praise.
With his protection blest,
My weary limbs to rest.
Fears no approaching ill;
Thou, Lord, art with me still.
GENERAL ASCRIPTIONS OF PRAISE.
Pleyel's Hynd 715
Humble Adoration and Praise.
Hail, celestial goodness, hail!
Deign our humble songs to hear;
3 While on earth ordained to stay,
Guide our footsteps in thy way,
Till we all thy glory see.
We will wake a nobler strain;
Our triumphant voices raise. 716
St. Thomas. Paddington. 1 ALMIGHTY Maker, God!
How wondrous is thy name!
Through all creation's frame!
Her humble homage pays ;
Her undissembled praise.
Her great Creator too;
And pay the homage due.
The remnant of my days;
In grateful songs of praise. 717
Adullum. Lincoln 1 SONGS of praise the angels sang,
Heaven with hallelujahs rang,
When he spake, and it was done.
When the Prince of Peace was born:
Captive led captivity.
Songs of praise shall crown that day :
Songs of praise shall hail their birth.
Still in songs of praise rejoice;