The King in His Beauty and Other Hymns

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A. Richardson, 1875 - Hymns - 29 pages
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Page 33 - When deep within our swelling hearts The thoughts of pride and anger rise, When bitter words are on our tongues, And tears of passion in our eyes ; Then we may stay the angry blow, Then we may check the hasty word.
Page vi - OH ! to be over yonder, In that land of wonder, Where the angel voices mingle, and the angel harpers ring ; To be free from pain and sorrow, And the anxious dread to-morrow, To rest in light and sunshine in the presence of the King.
Page v - Where angel voices, swelling In triumphant hallelujahs, make the vaulted heavens ring ? — Where the pearly gates are gleaming, And the Morning Star is beaming ? — Oh, when shall I be yonder in the presence of the King ? Oh, when shall I be yonder ? The longing...
Page iv - Oh to be over yonder ! Alas ! I sigh and ponder — Why clings my poor weak heart to any earthly thing ? Each tie of earth must sever, And pass away for ever : There's no more separation in the presence of the King.
Page v - Oh, when shall I be yonder ? The longing groweth stronger To join in all the praises the redeemed ones do sing ; Within those heavenly places, Where the angels veil their faces In awe and adoration in the presence of the King.
Page vi - Oh ! to be over yonder. My yearning heart grows fonder Of looking to the east, to see the day-star bring Some tidings of the waking, The cloudless, pure day breaking. My heart is yearning — yearning for the coming of the King.

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