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“How did I weep in Thy hymns and canticles, touched to the quick by the voices of Thy sweet attuned church ! The voices flowed into my ears, and the truth distilled into my heart, whence the affections of my devotion overflowed, and tears ran down and happy was I therein.
the brethren zealously joining with harmony of voice and hearts."
AUGUSTINE, A. D. 390.
New York (city). Brick Pres. Church
The Bacrifice of Praise.
PUBLIC WORSHIP AND PRIVATE DEVOTION,
WITH NOTES ON THE ORIGIN OF HYMNS.
“BY HIM THEREFORE LET US OFFER THE SACRIFICE OF
PRAISE CONTINUALLY."-HEBREWS XIII. 15.
NEW YORK ·
CHARLES SCRIBNER AND COMPANY.