Libretto Containing the Words Entire of the Pilgrim Fathers: A Cantata in Two Parts

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Mason Brothers, 1854 - Cantatas, Sacred - 16 pages
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Page 6 - For God, who is our sun and shield, Will grace and glory give ; And no good thing will He withhold From them that justly live.
Page 3 - The tears we have shed, must we weep them in vain ? 0 freedom, where art thou, say, is there no rest ? No refuge for those who are wronged and oppressed? No arm that can shield us from tyranny's sway— Or must we in silence and meekness obey ? How long, how long ? No.
Page 4 - Our faith, our hope, our all we cast On Him whose word can never fail; He will defend us to the last, Nor shall our haughty foes prevail. Then let us in His strength arise...
Page 2 - FATHERS is founded on incidents, real and supposed, in the history of the Puritans, from the time shortly previous to their embarkation in the Mayflower to the famous treaty with Massassoit, which gave them peace for so many years.
Page 9 - On the land, on the land, on the landThough hardships be our lot, Safe in this hallowed spot, . "Will we abide; Here will we joyful sing Praise to our God and King, While the glad echoes ring Far, far, and wide.
Page 15 - Praise we the name of our God above, Sing of His wonderful power and love, For He shall make us secure repose, And the wilderness blossom and bud as the rose.
Page 5 - And though our kindred ties we sever, Far from the land we cherished to roam, Strong in His strength, His love possessing, Still shall our lips His mercy addressing, Humbly invoke His richest blessing, Ever to rest on thee, our home.

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