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168. Thy praise, O Lord, shall tune the lyre

Thy praise, O Lord, shall tune the lyre,
Thy love our joyful songs inspire;
To thee our cordial thanks be paid,
Our sure defense, our constant aid.

Why then cast down, and why distressed?
And whence the grief that fills our breast?
In God we'll hope, to God we'll raise
Our songs of gratitude and praise.

Text Information
First Line: Thy praise, O Lord, shall tune the lyre
Title: Thy praise, O Lord, shall tune the lyre
Author: Lowell Mason
Publication Date: 1854
Meter: L.M.
Language: English
Tune Information
Composer: Lowell Mason
Meter: L.M.

MIDI file: Rockingham[1].midi
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