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One and all hear the call,

From the feast repairing,
All around gavels sound,

Each the labour sharing.
Chorus. Thus we ever may, &c.

SENIOR WARDEN'S TOAST.

FREEMASONS all,
Attend the call ;
"Tis by command

You all are waru’d,
To fill up a bumper and keep it at hand,

To drink to The mother of masons."
Let each give the word to his brother,
To prove that we love one another ;

Let's fill to the dame

From whom we all came ;
And call herOf masons the mother."

EHORUS.
The stewards have laid foundations,
To prove that we love our relations,

By toasting the dame

From whom we all came;
We'll call her “ The mother of masons."

Iu days of yore
Freemasons bore
A flask of wine,

Of mirth the sign,
and often they fill'd with the liquor divine,

To drink to The mother of masors." 'Twas on these joyful occasions, All charged stood firm to their stations,

And toasted the dame

From whom we all came, Repeating, “ The mother of masons."

CHORUS.
The stewards have laid, &c.

Be all prepar'd,
Each motion squar'd,
And at the nod,

With one accord,
In strictect rotation we'll pass round the word,

Drink, drink, to “ The mother of masons.
Have a care, right and left, and make ready,
Be all in your exercise steady,

And fill to the dame

From whom we all came, 6. The mother of masons,” the lady.

CHORUS.

The stewards have laid, &c.

PAST MASTER'S SONG,

[Tune-Rule Britannia.] WHEN earth's foundation first was laid,

By the Almighty Artist's hand, 'Twas then our perfect, our perfect laws were made,

Establishi'd by his strict command.

CHORUS.

Hail, mysterious hail, glorious Masonry!
That makes us ever great and free.

In vain mankind for shelter sought,

In vain from place to place did roam,
Until from heaven, from heaven he was taught

To plan, to build, to fix his home.

Illustrious hence we date our Art,

And now in beauteous piles appear

Which shall to endiess, to endless time impart,

How worthy and how great we are. Nor we less fam’d for every tie,

By which the human thought is bound; Love, truth, and friendship, and friendship socially,

Join all our hearts and hands around.
Qur actions still by virtue blest,

And to our precepts ever true,
The world admiring, admiring shall request

To learn, and our bright paths pursue.

ANTHEM.
" LET there be light !" the Almighty spoke ;
Refulgent streams from chaos broke,

To illume the rising earth!
Well pleas'd the Great Jehovah stood;
The Power Supreme pronounc'd it good,
And gave the planets birth!

In choral numbers Masons join,

To bless and praise this light divine.
Parent of light ! accept our praise !
Who shedd'st on us thy brightest rays,

The light that fills the mind :
By choice selected, lo! we stand,
By friendship join'd, a social band !
That love, that aid mankind !

In choral numbers, &c.
The widow's tear, the orphan's cry,
All wants our ready hands supply,

As far as power is given;
The naked clothe, the pris'ner free;
These are thy works, sweet charity!
Reveal'd to us from heaven.

In choral numbers, &c.
Repen

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