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5 The faints shall flourish in his days,
Dreit in the robes of joy and praise;
Plalm LXXII. Second Part. L, M.[*]
The Kingdom of Cbrift.
Does his fucceflive journies run;
Till moons small wax and wane no more. 2 Through him shall endless prayers be made,
And praises throng to crown his head;
With every daily sacrifice.
pay their homage at his feet;
Dwell on his love, with grateful song;
Their early blessings on his name.
The prisoner leaps to lose his chains ;
And all the sons of want are blest.
The sting of death is known no more ;
7 Let every creature rise and bring
Peculiar 'honours to our King;
Psalm LXXII. Third Part. L. M. EX
Divine Influence compared to Rain.
Our God shall send his spirit down ;
What foul reireihing drops are thine ! 2. Lands which beneath a burning sky
Have long been defolate and dry,
And sudden life and verdure wear. 3
The dews and rains in all their fore,
Which fanctifies and saves our race. 4 As in soft filence, vernal showers
Descend and cheer the fainting flowers ;
Falls the blest influence from above. s That heavenly influence let me find,
In holy filence of the mind;
Diffufing wide its rich perfume.
To me, but pour'd on all mankind;
Pfalm LXXIII. First Part. L. M. [b] Dangerous Prosperity.
I, To mourn and murmur and repine; To see the wicked plac'd on high,
And pride in robes of honour shine. 2 To fathom this, my thoughts I bent,
But found the case too hard for me ;
Then I their end did plainly see. 3 However high advanc'd, they all
On flippery places loosely stand;
Caft down by thine Almighty hand.
Just like a dream when man awakes ;
Are but a preface to their plagues. 5 But still thy presence me supplied,
And thy right hand directs my way;
WATTS and TAT2, Plaim LXXIII. Sec. Part. C. M. [X]
God our Portion.
Through this dark wilderness ;
3 Were I in heaven without my God,
'Twould be no joy to me;
I long for none but thee.
And flesh and heart should faint ?
The strength of every faint.
Far from thy presence, die ; Not all the idol gods they lov,
Can fave them when they cry. 6 But to draw near to thee, my God,
Sliall be my sweet employ; My tongue thall found thy works abroad, And tell the world my joy.
Calm LXXIV. ver. 12, 17. C. M.[*
and good; All nature manifests thy name,
The sky, the earth, the food.
The dark re:urn of night;
And every feebler light.
in perfect order stands;
Obey thy fix'd commands,
4 Thou didft divide th' Egyptian sea,
By thy refiftiess might;
And then secure their flight.
Pour'd water from its side ;
Through Jordan's parting ride.
We would obey thy will ; And whilst we trust thy faithful word, We fing thy praises till. WATTS and TATE, with Variation and Addition.
Long Metre. (*) Power of Government from God alone. (Applied to the American Revolution.)
thee, most holy and most high,
We render thanks and sing thy praise ; Thy works declare thy name is nigh,
Thy works of wonder and of grace.
Appeal'd to him who rules the skies.
Arofe thy vengeance and thy grace,
And save the men who foug'it thy face.
Nor lift so high their scornful head;