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572. Praise to God, Immortal Praise

1 Praise to God, immortal praise,
For the love that crowns our days!
Bounteous Source of ev'ry joy,
Let Thy praise our tongues employ!

2 For the blessings of the field,
For the stores the gardens yield;
Flocks that whiten all the plain;
Yellow sheaves of ripened grain:

3 All that spring, with bounteous hand,
Scatters o’er the smiling land;
All that autumn freely pours
From her overflowing stores:

4 These to Thee, my God, we owe,
Source whence all our blessings flow.
And for these my souls shall raise
Grateful vows and solemn praise.

Amen.

Text Information
First Line: Praise to God, immortal praise
Title: Praise to God, Immortal Praise
Author: Anna Lætitia (Aikin) Barbauld (1773)
Meter: 7 7, 7 7.
Language: English
Publication Date: 1937
Topic: Occasional: Thanksgiving Day; Trinity, Seventh Sunday; A Day of Thanksgiving or a Harvest Festival (1 more...)
Tune Information
Name: MERCY
Arranged from: Louis Moreau Gottschalk (1867)
Meter: 7 7, 7 7.
Key: B♭ Major



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