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Then let us, Power Supreme! thy will adore,
GOD IS LOVE.
When the orb of morn enlightens
Hill and mountain, mead and dell;
And the seried clouds dispel;
Its fidelity to prove, .
Unto Him whose name is Love! When the vesper star is beaming
In the coronet of even; And lake and river gleaming
With the ruddy hues of heaven;
In the forest and the grove,-
A MORNING SOLILOQUY.
When the stars appear in millions
In the portals of the west, Bespangling the pavilions
Where the blessed are at rest; When the milky way is glowing
In the cope of heaven above, Let thy gratitude be flowing
Unto Him whose name is Love!
A MORNING SOLILOQUY. Soft slumbers now my eyes forsake,
My powers are all renewed; May my freed spirit, too, awake
With heavenly strength endued !
One lavished hour retrieve,
What treasures would they give!
Were offered then in vain;
And where's the promised gain ?
I, dying, shall esteem;
H. MORE. HEAVENLY INSPIRATION.
may have the power to sing of thee, And sound thy praises everlastingly.
THE SAME SUBJECT.
O Thou! who taught my infant eye
Teach me to know how weak I am,
ACQUAINTANCE WITH GOD. ACQUAINT thee, O mortal! acquaint thee with
And joy, like the sunshine, shall beam on thy
road, And peace,
like the dew-drop, shall fall on thy head, And sleep, like an angel, shall visit thy bed. Acquaint thee, O mortal! acquaint thee with
God, And he shall be with thee when fears are
abroad; Thy safeguard in danger that threatens thy path, Thy joy in the valley and shadow of death.
THERE is a heavenly liberty unsung,
CHRIST THE WAY, &c.
Which monarchs cannot grant, nor all the power
CHRIST THE WAY, THE TRUTH, AND
Thou art the Way, and he who sighs,
Amid this cheerless waste of woe, To find a pathway to the skies,
In thee the light of heaven shall know. Thou art the Truth, whose steady day,
Shines on through earthly blight and bloom, The pure, the everlasting ray; The lamp that shines beyond the tomb.