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102. All Things Which Live Below the Sky

1 All things which live below the sky,
Or move within the sea,
Are creatures of the Lord most High,
And brothers unto me.

2 I love to hear the robin sing,
Perched on the highest bough;
To see the rook with purple wing,
Follow the shining plough.

3 I love to watch the swallow skim
The river in his flight;
To mark, when day is growing dim,
The glowworm's sil'v'ry light.

4 The seagull whiter than the foam,
The fish that dart beneath;
The lowing cattle coming home;
The goats upon the heath.

5 God taught the wren to build her nest,
The lark to soar above,
The hen to gather to her breast
The offspring of her love.

6 Beneath his heaven there's room for all;
He gives to all their meat;
He sees the meanest sparrow fall
Unnoticed in the street.

7 All-loving Father, King of kings,
The helper of the weak,
Make me a friend of helpless things,
Defender of the weak.

Text Information
First Line: All things which live below the sky
Title: All Things Which Live Below the Sky
Author: Edward John Brailsford
Meter: C.M.
Publication Date: 1935
Topic: God's Care
Tune Information
Name: EVAN
Composer: W. H. Havergal
Meter: C.M.
Key: A♭ Major

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