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403.

L. M.

Sir H. Wotton.
The Independent and flappy Man.
1 How happy is he born or taught,

Who serveth not another's will;
Whose armor is his honest thought,

And simple truth his highest skill;
2 Whose passions not his masters are;

Whose soul is still prepared for death ; Not tied unto the world with care

Of prince's ear or vulgar breath;
3 Who God doth late and early pray

More of his grace than goods to lend,
And walks with man from day to day,

As with a brother and a friend.
4 This man is freed from servile bands

Of hope to rise, or fear to fall;
Lord of himself, though not of lands,

And having nothing, yet hath all.

Logan.

401.

C. M.

Wisdom.
1 O HAPPY is the man, who hears

Instruction's warning voice;
And who celestial wisdom makes

His early, only choice.
2 Her treasures are of more esteem

Than east or west unfold;
And her rewards more precious are

Than all their mines of gold.
3 In her right hand she holds to view

A length of happy days;
Riches with splendid honors joined,
Her left hand full displays.

2 True zeal is merciful and mild,

Can pity and forbear;
The false is headstrong, fierce and wild,

And breathes revenge and war.
3 While zeal for truth the Christian warms.

He knows the worth of peace;
But self contends for names and forms,
Ils

party to increase.
4 Zeal has attained its highest aim,

Its end is satisfied,
If sinners love the Saviour's name,-

Nor seeks it aught beside.
5 This idol self, O Lord, dethrone,

And from our hearts remove ;
And let no zeal by us be shown

But that which springs from love. 402.

C. M.

NEEDRAN
Moderation.
1 Happy the man whose cautious steps

Still keep the golden mean;
Whose life by wisdom's rules well formed,

Declares a conscience clean.
2 To sect or party his large soul

Disdains to be confined ;
The good he loves of every name,

And prays for all mankind.
3 His business is to keep his heart;

Each passion to control;
Nobly ambitious well to rule

The empire of his soul.
4 Not on the world his heart is set,

His treasure is above;
Nothing beneath the sovereign good
Can claim his highest love.

403.

L. M.

Sir II. WOTTON.
The Independent and slappy Man.
1 How happy is he born or taught,

Who serveth not another's will;
Whose armor is his honest thought,

And simple truth his highest skill;
2 Whose passions not his masters are;

Whose soul is still prepared for death ; Not tied unto the world with care

Of prince's ear or vulgar breath;
3 Who God doth late and early pray

More of his grace than goods to lend,
And walks with man from day to day,

As with a brother and a friend.
4 This man is freed from servile bands

Of hope to rise, or fear to fall;
Lord of himself, though not of lands,

And having nothing, yet hath all.

Logan.

401.

C. M.

Wisdom.
1 O HAPPY is the man, who hears

Instruction's warning voice;
And who celestial wisdom makes

His early, only choice.
2 Her treasures are of more esteem

Than east or west unfold;
And her rewards more precious are

Than all their mines of gold.
3 In her right hand she holds to view

A length of happy days;
Riches with splendid honors joined,
Her left hand full displays.

4 She guides the young with innocence

In pleasure's path to tread;
A crown of glory she bestows

Upon the hoary head.
5 According as her labors rise,

So her rewards increase;
Her ways are ways of pleasantness,

And all her paths are peace. 405.

C. M. CAMPBELL'S COLL
They shall walk and not faint.
1 Mere human power shall fast decay,

And youthful vigor cease;
But they who wait upon the Lord

In strength shall still increase.
2 They with unwearied feet shall tread

The path of life divine,
With growing ardor onward move,

With growing brightness shine.
3 On eagles' wings they mount, they soar;

Their wings are faith and love ;
Till, past the cloudy regions here,

They rise to heaven above.

406.

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C. M.
Hidden Life of the Christian.
O HAPPY soul that lives on high,

While men lie grovelling here !
His hopes are fixed above the sky,

And faith forbids his fear.

2 His conscience knows no secret stings

While grace and joy combine
To form a life whose holy springs
Are hidden and divine.

3 He waits in secret on his God;

His God in secret sees ;
Let earth be all in arms abroad,

He dwells in heavenly peace.

4 His pleasures rise from things unseen,

Beyond this world and time;
Where neither eyes nor ears have been,

Nor thoughts of mortals climb.

5 He wants no pomp nor royal throne

To raise his honors here;
Content and pleased to live unknown,

Till Christ, his life, appear.

407.

7s. M.

C. WESLEY
" That they also may be one in us."
1 LORD, from whom all blessings flow,

Perfecting the church below!
Steadfast may we cleave to thee;
Love the mystic union be.
Join our faithful spirits, join
Each to each, and all to thine :
Lead us through the paths of peace,

On to perfect holiness.
2 Sweetly may we

all

agree,
Touched with softest sympathy:
There is neither bond nor free,
Great nor servile, Lord, in thee;
Love, like death, hath all destroyed
Rendered all distinctions void !
Names, and sects, and parties fall :
Thou, O Christ, art all in all !
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