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If I survey the ground I tread,
Or gaze upon the sky.

v.
There's not a plant, or flow'r below,

But makes thy glories known;
And clouds arise, and tempests blow,
By order from thy thronę.

VI.
Creatures (as núm'rous as they be)

Are subject to thy care:
There's not a place where we can flee,
But GOD is present there.

VII.
His hand is my prepet ual guard,

He keeps me with his eye:
Why should I then forget the LORD, .

Who is for ever nigh?

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T HY name, almighty LORD,

1 Shall found thro' diftant lands: Great is thy grace, and sure thy word: Thy truth for eyer stands.

11.
Far be thine honour spread,

And long thy praise endure,
Till morning light, and ev'ning shade,

Shall be exchang'd no more. .

PsaļM LXVIII. 117 Praise to GOD. from all Nations.

Common Metre.

W

I TH chearful notes let all the earth
VV To heav'n their voices raise :
Let all, inspir’d with godly mirth,

Sing solemn hymns of praise.
GOD's tender mercy knows no bound,

His truth shall ne'er decay:
Then let the willing nations round

Their grateful tribute pay.

· II.

PSALM LXIX.
Praise" to GOD from all Nations.

Common Metre.

1.
All yë nations, " Praise the LORD,

Each with a diff'rent tongue:
In ev'ry language learn his word,
And let his name be fung.

II.
His mercy reigns thro' ev'ry land;

Proclaim his grace abroad:
For ever firm his truth shall stand;

Praise ye the faithful GOD.

119 PSALM LXX. Universal Praise to GOD.

Long Metre.

, I.
TAROM aļl who dwell below the skies,
F "Let the creator's praise arise: ,
Let the redeemer's name be fung,
Thro' ev'ry land, by ev'ry tongue.

II.
Eternal are thy mercies, LORD;
Eternal truth attends thy word :
Thy praise shall sound from shore to shore,
Till suns shall rise and see no more.

PSALM LXXI. Praise to GOD. ........ Common Metre.

* : "1. CREAT is the LORD; his works of might

Demand our noblest songs :
Let his assembled saints unite
Their harmony of tongues. .

II. ...!
Great is the mercy of the LORD

He gives his children food;
And ever mindful of his word,
He makes his promise good.

III.
His son, the great redeemer, came

To seal his coy’nant sure:

Holy and rey’rend is his name,

His ways are just and pure.
They who would grow divinely wise,

Must with his fear begin;
Our fairest proof of knowledge lies

In hating ev'ry sin.

IV.

LXXII. Praise to GOD.

Long Metre.

I.
DRAISE ye the LORD; our GOD to praise

I My soul her utmost pow’rs shall raise;
With private friends, and in the throng
Of saints, his praise shall be my song.

II.'
His works, for greainess tho' renown'd,
His wond'rous works with ease are found
By those who seek for them a'right,
And in their pious search delight.

1. III.
His works are all of matchless fame,
And universal glory claim :
His truth, confirm’d thro' ages past,
Shall to eternal ages last,

IV. . .,.en
By precept he has us enjoyn'd,
To keep his wondrous works in mind :
And to posterity record,
That good and gracious is our LORD.

PSALM İXXIII. Praise to GOD.

Common Metre.

THEE I will blefs, my GOD and king,

1. Thy endless praise proclaim; This tribute daily I will bring,

And ever bless thy name.

Thoà, LORD, beyond compare art great,

And highly to be prais'd :
Thy majesty, with boundless height,
Above our knowledge rais'd.

III.
Renown'd for mighty acts, thy fame

To future times extends :
From age to age thy glorious name
Successively descends.

IV.
Whilft I thy glory and renown,

And wondrous works express :
The world with me thy might shall own,
And thy great pow'r confess.

V.
The praise that to thy love belongs,

They shall with joy proclaim:
Thy truth of all their grateful songs
Shall be the constant theme.

VI..
The LORD is good; fresh acts of grace

His picy still supplies :

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