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1050.

C. M.
1. Go to the pillow of disease,

Where night gives no repose,
And on the cheek where sickness preys,

Bid health to plant the rose.
2. Go where the friendless stranger lies;

To perish is his doom ;
Snatch from the grave his closing eyes,

And bring his blessing home,
3. Thus what our heavenly Father gavo

Shall we as freely give;
Thus
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Him who lived to save,
And died that we might live.

LUTHERAN COLL.

1051.

C.M.
1. Who is thy neighbor? .he whom thou

Hast power to aid or bless;
Whose aching heart or burning brow

Thy soothing hand may press.
2. Thy neighbor ? 't is the fainting poor,

Whose eye with want is dim;
O enter thou his humble door,

With aid and peace for him.
3. Thy neighbor ? he who drinks the cup

When sorrow drowns the brim;
With words of high sustaining hope

Go thou and comfort him.
4. Thy neighbor ? 't is the weary slave,

Fettered in mind and limb;
He hath no hope this side the grave,

Go thou and ransom him.
5. Thy neighbor? pass no mourner by;

Perhaps thou canst redeem
A breaking heart from misery;

Go, share thy lot with him.

W. CUTTER.

1052.

L. M.
1. Come, let us sound her praise abroad,

Sweet Charity—the child of God !
Hers, on whose kind maternal breast,

The sheltered babes of misery rest;
2. Who-when she sees the sufferer bleed-

Reckless of name, or sect, or creed,
Comes with prompt hand and look benign

To bathe his wounds in oil and wine ;
3. Who in her robe the sinner hides,

And soothes and pities while she chides;
Who lends an ear to every cry,

And asks no plea but misery.
4. Her tender mercies freely fall,

Like heaven's refreshing dews, on all;
Encircling in their wide embrace

Her friends, her foes—the human race.
5. Nor bounded to the carth alone,

Her love expands to worlds unknown;
Wherever faith's rapt thought has soared,
Or hope her upward flight explored !

DRUMMOND,

1053.

C. M.
1. The Lord will come and not be slow;

His footsteps can not err;
Before Him righteousness shall go,

His royal harbinger.
2. Mercy and Truth, that long were missed,

Now joyfully are met;
Sweet Peace and Righteousness have kissed,

And hand in hand are set.
3. The nations all whom Thou hast made

Shall come, and all shall frame
To bow them low before Thee, Lord !

And glorify Thy name.

4. Truth from the earth, like to a flower,

Shall bud and blossom then,
And Justice, from her heavenly bower,

Look down on mortal men.

5. Thee will I praise, O Lord, my God!

Thee honor and adore
With

my whole heart; and blaze abroad
Thy name for evermore !

MILTON

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1. Jesus, my Lord, how rich Thy grace !

Thy bounties how complete!
How shall I count the matchless sum ?

How pay the mighty debt?
2. High on a throne of radiant light

Dost Thou exalted shine;
What can my poverty bestow,

When all the worlds are Thine ?

3. But Thou hast brethren here below,

The partners of Thy grace;
And wilt confess their humble names,

Before Thy Father's face.
4. In them Thou may'st be clothed and fed,

And visited and cheered;
And in their accents of distress,

My Saviour's voice is heard.
5. Thy face, with reverence and with love,

I in Thy poor would see;
O let me rather beg my bread,

Than keep it back from Thee. DODDRIDGE

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1. She loved her Saviour, and to Him

Her costliest present brought;
To crown His head, or grace His name,

No gift too rare she thought.

2. So let the Saviour be adored,

And not the poor despised,
Give to the hungry from your hoard,

But all, give all to Christ.
3. Go, clothe the naked, lead the blind,

Give to the weary rest;
For sorrow's children comfort find,

And help for all distress'd ;-
4. But give to Christ alone thy heart,

Thy faith, thy love supreme;
Then for His sake thine alms impart,

And so give all to Him.

W. CUTTER.

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1. O PURE reformers! not in vain

Your trust in human kind;
The good which bloodshed could not gain,

Your peaceful zeal shall find.
2. The truths ye urge are borne abroad

By every wind and tide;
The voice of nature and of God

Speaks out upon your side.
3. The
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hands have found Are those which heaven hath wrought, Light, Truth, and Love-your battle-ground

The free, broad field of Thought. 4. Press on ! and if we may not share

The glory of your fight,
We'll ask at least, in earnest prayer,

God's blessing on the Right.

WHIITTIER,

1057.

C.M.
1. O, SEE how Jesus trusts himself

Unto our childish love,
As though by His free ways

with
Our earnestness to prove!

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2. His sacred name a common word

On earth He loves to hear;
There is no majesty in Him

Which love may not come near.
3. The light of love is round His feet,

His paths are never dim;
And He comes nigh to us when we

Dare not come nigh to Him.
4. Let us be simple with Him, then,

Not backward, stiff, or cold,
As though our Bethlehem could be

What Sinai was of old,

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1. MAKE channels for the streams of love,

Where they may broadly run;
And love has overflowing streams,

To fill them every one,
2. But if at any time we cease

Such channels to provide,
The very founts of love for us

Will soon be parched and dried.
3. For we must share, if we would keep

That blessing from above;
Ceasing to give, we cease to have ;-

Such is the law of love.

FRENCH,

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1. All men are equal in their birth,

Heirs of the earth and skies;
All men are equal when that earth

Fades from their dying eyes.
2. God meets the throngs who pay their vows

In courts that hands have made,
And hears the worshiper who bows

Beneath the plantain shade.

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