Symmetrical psalmody; or, Portions of the Psalms and other Scriptures, tr. into metrical stanzas by W.V. Harcourt

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William Venables Vernon Harcourt

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Page xxviii - pare, And feed me | with a | shepherd's care; His presence | shall my | wants supply, And guard me | with & | watchful eye.
Page xxiv - one unclouded blaze, O'erflow Thy courts: the Light Himself shall shine Revealed, and GOD'S eternal day be Thine. The seas shall waste, the skies in smoke decay, Bocks fall to
Page xxii - long;— Sitting was more convenient for the song;— Nor till her lay was ended could I move, But wished to dwell for ever in the grove; Only methought the time too swiftly
Page 230 - MORNING. LM* Awake, my soul! and with the sun Thy daily stage of duty run!
Page 234 - and weeks and days, Demand successive songs of praise, Still be the cheerful homage paid, With opening light, and evening shade.
Page 228 - duties share, And join in penitence, and join in prayer ! So shall the GOD of mercy pleas'd receive That only tribute man has power to give ; So shall He hear
Page xxiv - gold, Have slain their brothers, or their country sold, And leaving their sweet homes, in exile run To lands that lie beneath another sun : The peasant, Innocent of all these Ills, With crooked ploughs the fertile
Page xxiv - Not brother's blood, nor hazards of their own; Around the world in search of it they roam; It makes e'en their Antipodes their home : Meanwhile the prudent Husbandman is found In mutual duties striving with his ground.
Page 230 - all creatures here below! Praise HIM, above, Angelic host! Praise FATHER, SON, and HOLY GHOST ! MORNING.
Page 241 - skies, When hastening fondly home, Ne'er stoops to earth her wing, or flies Where Idler wanderers roam. But high she shoots through air and light, Above all

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