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Cælestial orb !..whose pow'rful ray .
Whose influence all things own!
As thine the paler moon.
With him the song pursue ;
The light he lends to you.
To him your praises yield;
And crowns the laughing field.
With us confess your God;
. Ye floods of fire, where'er ye blow, With just submission humbly bowo, los
To his superior pow'r; a nto,
And gives it strength to roar.,: . ideid
The drooping world to chear;, $indd
And guide the circling year. , edi. . Ye frosts that bind the wat’ry plain, Ye silent show'rs of fleecy rain, 10 jcb
Pursue the heav'nly theme; tutte Praise him who sheds the driving snow. Forbids the harden'd waves to flow,
And stops the rapid stream.
Ye days and nights, that, swiftly born,
Alternate glide away;
But present gives the day.
Involves the dusky globe;
And light his regal robe.
And red with wrath divine;
Surround his aweful shrine. Ford ..
With annual verdure bloom ;
And bless thy fertile womb.
Revere his aweful nod;
And own th' approaching God..
In native beauty reign!
And clothes the smiling plain.
Or fill the humble vale;
And form’d a springing well.
Praise him ye floods and seas profound,..
And roll from shore to shore;
And tremble and adoro,
Remote from human eye; Pro 713
Ye languish, faint, and die. vidutinio .
Your artless lays improve;
And fill the vocal grove.
Th’expected prey to seize;
And bend your wearied knees.
And give it power to move; tsi
The wonders of his love. sen., Let Levi's tribe the lay prolong, .,,... "Till angels listen to the song, U
And bend attentive down; isi VORU , Let wonder seize the heav'nly train, .,' Pleased while they hear a mortal strain,
So sweet, so like their own. Ia ori
Before his altars kneel;
The dictates of his will.
Ye spirits of the just and good,
To heav’nly mansions soar;
And time shall be no more.
Praise him, ye meek and humble train,
The boundless bliss to share;
And reign for ever there.
Amid the fiery blaze:
In hymns of endless praise.
The COMMUNION HYMN, paraphrased. .'
6. A SAVIOUR !" cry'd th' angelic choir:
A (Bless'd sound to mortal ear) “ Henceforth, thru' Christ, let guilty man
“ Forgiven, cease to fear! “ All praise to God, who pardons those
«'With whom he is well pleas'd; “ And hath establish'd peace on earth,
“ Where consciences are eas’d.” We praise, we thank, we worship thee,
We glorify thy name; We call thee Father, Lord, and King; ** GOD, evermore the same.
Son of the Father, Lamb of God,
Christ Jesu, hear and save ·
What love thy servants have.
To thee for aid we fly: Present Redeemer, future Judge,
Propitious, hear our cry, Churchm. Mag. Jan. 1805.
Life-giving, Life-giving, gracious, healing WORD!
We call thee LORD alone,
Three coeternal, one.
Lines supposed to be spoke by Bishop CORBET to his infant
Son, VINCENT, as he lay in his Mother's arms.
W H AT I shall leave thee none can tell
W Yet all shall say, I wish thee well,
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rence Kirk, in the county of KinThe Forbidden Tree, a Sermon cardine, on the 24th day of Oct. preached at the Church of St. 1804, and published at their reJawrence, Reading, on Tuesday quest, by the Right Rev. John Oct. 2, 1804, at Archbishop Laud's Skinner, in Aberdeen, sen. Bishop lecture, by the Rev. Nathaniel Gil- of that Church, 8vo. bert, Vicar of Bledzow, Bucks, 8vo.