The poetical works of James Montgomery, with notes, etc (Google eBook)

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Page 520 - 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 502 - Amen! so let it be! Life from the dead is in that word, 'Tis immortality. Here in the body pent, Absent from Him I roam, Yet nightly pitch my moving tent A day's march nearer home.
Page 493 - 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 501 - Almighty Saviour speaks, While the faithful Christian dies ; Thus the bonds of life He breaks, And the ransomed captive flies. 2 Prisoner, long detained below, Prisoner, now with freedom blest, Welcome from a world of woe, Welcome to a Land of Rest...
Page 476 - ANGELS, from the realms of glory, Wing your flight o'er all the earth ; Ye, who sang creation's story, Now proclaim Messiah's birth : Come and worship, Worship Christ, the new-born King.
Page 469 - HARK, the song of jubilee, Loud as mighty thunders roar, Or the fulness of the sea, When it breaks upon the shore : Hallelujah ! for the Lord God Omnipotent shall reign ; Hallelujah ! let the word Echo round the earth and main.
Page 40 - A land of beauty, virtue, valor, truth, Time-tutored age and love-exalted youth: The wandering mariner, whose eye explores The wealthiest isles, the most enchanting shores, Views not a realm so bountiful and fair, Nor breathes the spirit of a purer air ; In every clime the...
Page 466 - HYMN 155. ("' 1.) Songs of Praise. 1 fifONGS of praise the angels sang; Heaven with hallelujahs rang, When Jehovah's work begun, When he spake and it was done. 2 Songs of praise awoke the morn, When the Prince of peace was born ; Songs of praise arose, when he Captive led captivity. 3 Heaven and earth must pass away; Songs of praise shall crown that. day: God will make new heavens and earth : Songs of praise shall hail their birth.
Page 408 - A POOR wayfaring man of grief Hath often crossed me on my way, Who sued so humbly for relief, That I could never answer, Nay. I had not power to ask his name, Whither he went, or whence he came, Yet there was something in his eye That won my love, I knew not why.
Page 262 - The soul, of origin divine, God's glorious image freed from clay, In heaven's eternal sphere shall shine A star of day ! The sun is but a spark of fire, A transient meteor in the sky; The soul, immortal as its sire, Shall never die ! '

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