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But man was form’d to rise to heaven;

And, blest with reason's clearer light, Should view his Maker thro' his works,

And glow with rapture at the sight:

Subject to wants, to thee should look,

And from thy goodness seek supplies : And when oppress'd with guilt should

mourn,
That grace may lift him to the skies.

HYMN LXIII. L. M. TTOW cheerful along the gay mead, .

I The daisy and cowslip appear! The flocks, as they carelessly feed,

Rejoice in the spring of the year. . The myrtles that shade the gay bowers,

The herbage that springs from the sod, Trees, plants, cooling fruits, and sweet

flowers, • All rise to the praise of my God. Shall Man, the great master of all,

The only insensible prove ? Forbid it, fair Gratitude's call !

Forbid it, Devotion and Love!

The Lord, who such wonders could raise,

And still can destroy with a nod, My lips shall incessantly praise,

My heart shall rejoice in my God.

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NYHILE Nature's voice is lifted high ..VV To praise the Maker of the sky; And creatures all unite to sing The glories of their sovereign King.

Our grateful hearts, O Lord, would raise
A feeble tribute to thy praise;
And with our thankful tongues declare,
How large, how kind thy bounties are !

On Thee our lives and souls depend,
Our heavenly Father, Guide, and Friend,
And we are happy, if we share
Thy smiles, thy counsels, and thy care.

O may we now be taught thy grace,
And love to seek our Father's face;.?:3
Now, Lord, instruct us in the road.
That leads to virtue and to God.

Thus shall some happy fruits appear,
To bless our friends and parents' care ::
And not a child be heard complain,
That he has sought thy face in vain.

And thus, O Lord, our hearts will raise,
A better tribute to thy praise,
When praise shall all our powers employ
In an eternal world of joy.

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VTERNAL God! Almighty Cause, Of earth, and seas, and worlds unknown! All things are subject to thy laws;

All things depend on thee alone. Thy glorious Being singly stands,

Of all within itself possess'd;
Controll'd by none are thy commands,

Thou from thyself alone art blest.
To Thee, the One Supreme, we how ;

Let heaven and earth due homage pay; All other gods we disavow,

Reject their claims, renounce their sway.

Spread thy great Name thro' every land;

All idol deities dethrone;
Subdue the world to thy command,

And reign unrivall'd God alone.

HYMN LXVI. C. M. TTAIL, Father, whose creating call,

DI Unnumber'd worlds attend, Jehovah, comprehending all

Whom none can comprehend.
Present alike in ev'ry place,

Thy Godhead we adore,
Beyond the bounds of time and space,

Thou dwell'st for evermore.

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Not quite display'd to worlds above,

Nor quite on earth conceal’d, By wond'rous, unexhausted love,

To mortal man reveal’d.

Supreme and self-sufficient God,

When nature shall expire, And worlds created by thy nod,

Shall perish by thy fire.

Thy name, Jehovah, be ador'd

By creatures without end;
Whom none but thy essential Word,

And Spirit comprehend.

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THE Lord Jehovah reigns,
A His Throne is built on high ;
The garments he assumes,

Are light and majesty :
His glories shine with beams so bright,
No mortal eye can bear the sight.

The Thunders of his hand,

Keep the wide world in awe; His wrath and justice stand,

To guard his holy Law; And where his love resolves to bless, His truth confirms and seals the grace.

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