The Hallelujah: A Book for the Service of Song in the House of the Lord, Containing Tunes, Chants, and Anthems, Both for the Choir and the Congregation ; to which is Prefixed The Singing School : a Manual for Classes in Vocal Music, with Exercises, Rounds, and Part Songs, for Choir Practice ; Also, Musical Notation in a Nutshell : a Brief Course for Singing Schools, Intended for Skillful Teachers and Apt Pupils

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Mason Brothers, 1854 - Anglican chants - 368 pages

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Page 358 - For a thousand years in thy sight are but as yesterday when it is past, and as a watch in the night. Thou earnest them away as with a flood; they are as a sleep; in the morning they are like grass which groweth up. In the morning it flourisheth, and groweth up ; in the evening it is cut down, and withereth.
Page 113 - THE Lord my pasture shall prepare, And feed me with a shepherd's care ; His presence shall my wants supply, And guard me with a watchful eye ; My noon-day walks he shall attend, And all my midnight hours defend.
Page 358 - The days of our years are threescore years and ten ; and if by reason of strength they be fourscore years, yet is their strength labor and sorrow ; for it is soon cut off, and we fly away.
Page 357 - In them hath he set a tabernacle for the sun, Which is as a bridegroom coming out of his chamber, and rejoiceth as a strong man to run a race. His going forth is from the end of the heaven, and his circuit unto the ends of it : and there is nothing hid from the heat thereof.
Page 360 - Israel, for he hath visited and redeemed his people, and hath raised up an horn of salvation for us in the house of his servant David, as he spake by the mouth of his holy prophets, which have been since the world began: that we should be saved from our enemies, and from the hand of all that hate us...
Page 357 - Their line is gone out through all the earth, And their words to the end of the world. In them hath he set a tabernacle for the sun...
Page 147 - KEEP silence, all created things, And wait your Maker's nod ; My soul stands trembling while she sings The honors of her God. 2. Life, death, and hell, and worlds unknown, Hang on His firm decree ; He sits on no precarious throne, Nor borrows leave to be. 3. Before His throne a volume lies, With all the fates of men ; With every angel's form and size, Drawn by th
Page 284 - BRIGHTEST and best of the sons of the morning ! Dawn on our darkness, and lend us Thine aid ! Star of the east, the horizon adorning, Guide where our infant Redeemer is laid...
Page 360 - Create in me a clean heart, 0 God ; And renew a right spirit within me.
Page 160 - Tis like the sun, a heavenly light, That guides us all the day ; And, through the dangers of the night, A lamp to lead our way.

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