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The Household of Faith,

AND

Lays of the better Land.

“THANKSGIVING AND THE VOICE OF MELODY."

LONDON
WERTHEIM, MACINTOSH, AND HUNT,

24, PATERNOSTER Row,
AND 23, HOLLES STREET, CAVENDISH SQUARE.

1861

100. b. 60.

MBLT

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PREFACE.

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This Volume is not intended to be a collection of Hymns or Sacred Poetry already well known and popular-such as are in every one's hands, and have become household words in Christian homes; but it is rather a volume of Devotional Poetry, some published now for the first time, and much of it from sources not generally known, brought together to illustrate and adorn some Gospel theme or precious promise, on which the believer loves to dwell. Many new translations of beautiful German hymns of daily life, and several noble Mediæval hymns of praise, together with some sweet flowers of native growth, “things new and old” will be found in these pages—“Songs for all seasons”-suited to the various circumstances of the outer and inner life of the Christian pilgrim ;“a fountain of gardens, a well of living waters, and

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