A selection of hymns, arranged as a companion to Horne's manual of parochial psalmody. [By. F. E. G., i.e. Frederick Edward Gretton.]

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Page 74 - LORD of all power and might, who art the author and giver of all good things ; Graft in our hearts the love of thy Name, increase in us true religion, nourish us with all goodness, and of thy great mercy keep us in the same ; through Jesus Christ our Lord.
Page 37 - LORD of the worlds above, How pleasant and how fair The dwellings of thy love, Thine earthly temples, are ! To thine abode my heart aspires, With warm desires to see my God.
Page 31 - When the soft dews of kindly sleep My wearied eyelids gently steep, Be my last thought, How sweet to rest...
Page 7 - HAIL to the Lord's Anointed, Great David's greater Son ; Hail, in the time appointed, His reign on earth begun ; He comes to break oppression, To set the captive free, To take away transgression, And rule in equity.
Page 11 - O'er captive Death and conquer'd Sin. Ride on ! ride on in majesty ! The winged squadrons of the sky Look down with sad and wondering eyes To see the approaching Sacrifice. Ride on ! ride on in majesty ! Thy last and fiercest strife is nigh ; The Father on His sapphire Throne Expects His own Anointed Son.
Page 13 - GO to dark Gethsemane, Ye that feel the tempter's power, Your Redeemer's conflict see, Watch with him one bitter hour ; Turn not from his griefs away, Learn of Jesus Christ to pray.
Page 7 - Kings shall fall down before Him, And gold and incense bring ; All nations shall adore Him, His praise all people sing : For He shall have dominion O'er river, sea, and shore, Far as the eagle's pinion Or dove's light wing can soar...
Page 19 - ACCORDING to thy gracious word, In meek humility, This will I do, my dying Lord, I will remember thee. 2 Thy body, broken for my sake, My bread from heaven shall be ; Thy testamental cup I take, And thus remember thee. 3 Gethsemane can I forget, Or there thy conflict see, Thine agony and bloody sweat, And not remember thee?
Page 32 - Come near and bless us when we wake, Ere through the world our way we take ; Till in the ocean of Thy love We lose ourselves in heaven above.
Page 5 - God, our help in ages past, Our hope for years to come, Our shelter from the stormy blast, And our eternal home...

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