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4 And here thy name, O God of love,

Their children's children shall adore,
Till these eternal hills remove,

And spring adorns the earth no more.

156.

God save the State!

6s & 4s.

1 God bless our native land !
Firm may she ever stand,

Through storm and night;
When the wild tempests rave,
Ruler of winds and wave,
Do thou our country save

By thy great might.

2 For her our prayer shall rise
To God, above the skies;

On him we wait:
Thou who art ever nigh,
Guarding with watchful eye,
To thee aloud we cry,

God save the State !

157.

God and our Country.
1 Flag of the heroes who left us their glory,

Borne through their battle-fields' thunder and flame,
Blazoned in song and illumined in story,
Wave o'er us all who inherit their fame!

Up with our banner bright,

Sprinkled with starry light;
Spread its fair emblems from mountain to shore;

While, through the sounding sky,

Loud rings the Nation's cry--
Union and Liberty! one evermore!

2 Lord of the Universe! shield us and guide us,

Trusting thee always, through shadow and sun.
Thou hast united us; who shall divide us ?
Keep us, oh! keep us, the many in one.

Up with our banner bright, &c.

158.

6s & As.

My Country, 'tis of thee.
1 My country, 'tis of thee,
Sweet land of liberty,

Of thee I sing;
Land where my fathers died,
Land of the Pilgrims' pride,
From every mountain's side

Let freedom ring.
2 My native country! thee,
Land of the noble free,

Thy name I love;
I love thy rocks and rills;
Thy woods and templed hills,
My heart with rapture thrills,

Like that above.

3 Let music swell the breeze,
And ring from all the trees,

Sweet freedom's song;
Let mortal tongues awake,
Let all that breathe partake;
Let rocks their silence break,

The sound prolong.
4 Our fathers' God! to thee
Author of liberty !

To thee we sing;
Long may our land be bright
With freedom's holy light;
Protect us by thy might,

Great God our King !

P. M.

159.

The Progress of Freedom.
1 OPPRESSION shall not always reign;

There comes a brighter day,
When freedom, burst from every chain,

Shall have triumphant way.
Then right shall over might prevail,
And truth, like hero armed in mail,
The hosts of tyrant wrong assail,

And hold eternal sway.

2 What voice shall bid the progress stay

Of truth's victorious car ?
What arm arrest the growing day,

Or quench the solar star?
What reckless soul, though stout and strong,
Shall dare bring back the ancient wrong,
Oppression's guilty night prolong,

And freedom's morning bar?

3 The hour of triumph comes apace,

The fated, promised hour,
When earth upon a ransomed race

Her bounteous gifts shall shower.
Ring, Liberty, thy glorious bell!
Bid high thy sacred banner swell!
Let trump on trump the triumph tell

Of Heaven's redeeming power.

Doxology.

L. M.

IMMORTAL praise to God be given,
By all in earth and all in heaven;
The First, the Last, who reigns alone,
And fills an undivided throne.

C. M.

Doxology.
1 Thou art the First, and thou the Last,

Time centres all in thee,
The Almighty God who was and is,

And evermore shall be.
2 To thee let every tongue be praise,

And every heart be love,
All grateful honors paid on earth,

And nobler songs above.

Gloria Patri.

I.

GLORY be to the Father, Almighty God,
Through Jesus Christ, our Lord !
As it was in the beginning, is now, and ever shall be,
World without end. Amen.

II.

Glory be to the Father, who is in heaven,
The high and holy One,
As it was in the beginning, is now, and ever shall be,
World without end. Amen.

III.

Glory be to the Father, through the Son,
And by the Holy Ghost,
As it was in the beginning, is now, and ever shall be,
World without end. Amen.

IV.

Glory be to the Father, and to the Son,
And to the Holy Ghost,
As it was in the beginning, is now, and ever shall be,
World without end. Amen.

TABLE OF FIRST LINES.

Again, as evening's shadow falls
A holy air is breathing round..
All hail, the power of Jesus' name!
Angel, roll the stone away....
As the harp-strings only render..
At midnight bursts the cry
At the cross her station keeping
Awake, thou wintry earth
Awake, ye saints, awake

PAGE .Prudentius-- Longfellow's Vespers. 9

Longfellow's Coll. 66

Duncan. 58

...J. Scott. 61 Adam St. Victor. 73

. Ambrosian Hymn. 74 . Stabat Mater-Caswall. 44 Thos. Blackburn. 56

Cotterill. 3

Behold the western evening light!.....
Be near us, O Father! through night's silent hour..
Breast the wave, Christian, when it is strongest.
Brightest and best of the sons of the morning

W. B. 0. Peabody. 11

Breviary. 7 Stuughton. 86

..Heber. 40

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