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RoCherubim and Seraphim

OUND the Lord in glory seated

Filled His temple, and repeated

Each to each the alternate hymn : 2 " Lord, Thy glory fills the heaven,

“ Earth is with its fulness stored; “ Unto Thee be glory given,

“ Holy, holy, holy, Lord!"
3 Heaven is still with glory ringing;

Earth takes up the angels' cry,
Holy, holy, holy,” singing,

“ Lord of hosts, the Lord most high!” 4 With His seraph train before Him,

With His holy Church below,
Thus conspire we to adore Him,

Bid we thus our anthems flow:
5“ Lord, Thy glory fills the heaven,

“ Earth is with its fulness stored ; “ Unto Thee be glory given,

“Holy, holy, holy, Lord !”

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ROM all that dwell below the skies

Let the Creator's praise arise ;
Let the Redeemer's name be sung

Through every land, by every tongue. 2 Eternal are Thy mercies, Lord,

Eternal truth attends Thy word;
Thy praise shall sound from shore to shore,
Till suns shall rise and set no more.

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'HE strain upraise of joy and praise,

A lleluia.
To the glory of their King
Shall the ransomed people sing

Alleluia. 2 And the choirs that dwell on high Shall re-echo through the sky

Alleluia. 3 They in the rest of Paradise who dwell, The blessed ones, with joy the chorus swell,

Alleluia. 4. The planets beaming on their heavenly way, The shining constellations, join, and say

Alleluia. 5 Ye clouds that onward sweep!

Ye winds on pinions light!
Ye thunders, echoing loud and deep!
Ye lightnings, wildly bright!
In sweet consent unite your

Alleluia. 6 Ye floods and ocean billows !

Ye storms and winter snow ! Ye days of cloudless beauty !

Hoar frost and summer glow ! Ye groves

that wave in spring, And glorious forests, sing

Alleluia. 7 First let the birds, with painted plumage gay, Exalt their great Creator's praise, and say

Alleluia.

8 Then let the beasts of earth, with varying strain, Join in Creation's hymn, and cry again

Alleluia. 9 Here let the mountains thunder forth, sonorous,

Alleluia. There let the valleys sing in gentler chorus,

Alleluia.

10 Thou jubilant abyss of ocean cry

Alleluia. Ye tracts of earth and continents, reply

Alleluia. 11 To God, who all creation made, The frequent hymn be duly paid :

Alleluia. 12 This is the strain, the eternal strain, The Lord Almighty loves :

Alleluia.
This is the song, the heavenly song, that
Christ the King approves :

Alleluia. 13 Wherefore we sing, both heart and voice awaking,

Alleluia. And children's voices echo, answer making,

Alleluia. 14 Now from all men be outpoured

Alleluia to the Lord !
With Alleluia evermore

The Son and Spirit we adore.
15 Praise be done to the Three in One!

Alleluia! Alleluia! Alleluia !

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ARK! the song of Jubilee,

Loud as mighty thunders roar,
Or the fulness of the sea

When it breaks upon the shore.
Hallelujah! let the word

Echo round the earth and main;
Hallelujah! for the Lord

God omnipotent shall reign.
2 He shall reign from pole to pole

With illimitable sway ;
He shall reign, when like a scroll

Yonder heavens have passed away:
Then the end ;-beneath His rod

Man's last enemy shall fall:
Hallelujah! Christ in God,

God in Christ, is All in all.

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THOU, whom neither time nor space

Can circle in, unseen, unknown,
Nor faith in boldest flight can trace,

Save through Thy Spirit and Thy Son! 2 And Thou, that from Thy bright abode,

To us in mortal weakness shown, Didst graft the manhood into God,

Eternal, co-eternal Son! 3 And Thou, whose unction from on high

By comfort, light, and love is known; Who with the parent Deity,

Dread Spirit! art for ever One !

4 Great First and Last! Thy blessing give !

And grant us faith, Thy gift alone, To love and praise Thee while we live,

And do whate'er Thou wouldst have done!

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O God be glory, peace on earth,

Good-will to sinners shown!
We praise, we bless, we glorify,

We worship Thee alone!
2 We thank Thee for Thy glorious grace,

That fills our souls with light:
Lord ! the King of heaven, the God

And Father of all might !

3 And Thou, beloved Son of God!

That tak'st our sins away;
Have mercy, Saviour of mankind !

And hear us when we pray.

4 O Thou, who site'st at God's right hand,

Upon the Father's throne,
Have mercy, mercy on us, Lord,

Who art the Holy One!

5 Thou, with the Holy Ghost, O Christ,

Whom heaven and earth adore,
High in the Father's glory art

Exalted evermore!

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