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His anger moyes wich flowest pace,
His willing mercy flies.

VII. .
Thy love thro' earth extends its fame,

To all thy works exprest :
These shew thy praise, whilst thy great name

Is by thy servants bleft.

Psalm LXXIV. Praise to GOD for his Providence and Grace.

Long Metre.

I. (TITH all my powers of heart and tongue

| I'll praife my maker in my so Angels shall hear the notes I raise, Approve the song, and join the praise.

II.

Angels who make thy church their care
Shall witness my devotions there,
While holy zeal directs my eyes
To thy fair temple in the skies.

III.
I'll sing thy truth and mercy, LORD,
I'll sing the wonders of thy word:
Not all thy works and names below
So much thy pow'r and glory show.

IV. '
The GOD of heaven maintains his state,
Frowns on the proud, and scorns the great :
But from his throne descends to fee
The fons of humble poverty,

V. .
Amidst a thousand snares I stand
Upheld and guarded by thy hand :
Thy words my fainting foưl revive,
And keep my dying faith alive.

VI.
Grace will compleat what grace begins,
To save from sorrow or from sins:
The work that wisdom undertakes
Eternal mercy ne'er forsakes.

PSALM LXXV.
Praise to the great and good GOD.

Common Metré.

İ ONG as we live, we'll bless thy name
L Oking, O GOD of love:
Our work and joy shall be che faine,
In the bright world above.

II.
Great is the LORD, his pow'r unknown,

And let his praise be great :
We'll sing the honours of thy throne,
Thy works of grace repeat.

III.
Thy grace shall dwell upon our tongues,

And while our lips rejoice,
The men who hear our sacred songs,

Shall join their chearful voice.

Father to sons shall teach thy name,

And children learn thy ways:
Ages to come thy truth proclaim,
And nations found thy praife.

IV. .
Thy glorious deeds of antient date

Shall thro’ the world be known:
Thine arm of pow'r, thy heavenly state
With public splendor shown.

' . . The world is govern’d by thy hands,

Thy saints are ruld by love :
And thine eternal kingdom ftands,
Tho'rocks and hills remove.

PSALM LXXVI.
Universal Praise to GOD.

Long Metre.

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Y GOD, my King, thy various praise
W Shall fill the remnant of my days:
Thy grace employ my humble tongue,
Till death and glory raise the song.

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The wings of ev'ry hour shall bear
Some thankful tribute to thine ear:
And every setting fun shall see
New works of duty done for thee..

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III.
Thy truth and justice I'll proclaim; ..
Thy bounty flows, an endless stream;
Thy mercy swift, thine anger flow,
But dreadful to the stubborn foe.

IV.
Thy works with foy'reign glory shine,
And speak thy majesty divine :
Let Britain round her shores proclaim
The sound and honour of thy name.
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V.

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Let distant times and nations raise
The long succession of thy praise :
And unborn ages make my fong
The joy and labour of their tongue.

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But who can speak thy wondrous deeds?
Thy greatness all our thoughts exceeds:
Vaft and unsearchable thy ways,
Vast and immortal be thy praise.

Psalm LXXVII.
All Creatures called upon to praise GOD.

1 Proper Metre ?

For a hymn of universal praise!

Its maker's fame let ev'ry creature raise; Ye lofty hcáv'ns begin the folemn sound, And let it spread the wide creation round.

. .. II Ye angel hosts who near his dazzling feat, Wrapt in perpetual transport humbly wais,

You best must know the glories of your king,
In sweetest loftiest (trains his wonders sing."

:: III.
Bless him, thou fun, great ruler of the day,
Before whose splendors thine must fade away:
To him, the honours paid to thee, restore;
And teach mankind thy maker to adore,

ĮV.
Ye moon and stars, who with more feeble light
Break thro’the shades, and gild the gloom of night,
Far as you can diffuse your feeble rays, '
Tell his great name, and propagate his praise..

PAUSE.

Fair light, the first of all created things, · From whom all earthly bliss and beauty springs, Help the blind world to see their maker shine In light essential, fairer far than thine.

VI. Ye dancing spheres that ever tuneful move, Drawn tow'rds your centers by magnetic love, Convey his name thro' all the vast expanse, Whilst to the music of his voice you dance.

VII. Let awful thunders bellowing in the air, And blust'ring storms his dreadful praise declare; Whilft gentler winds with balmy breath proclaim ThegraciousGOD,and spread his lovely name.

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