Lyra Sacra Americana: or, Gems from American Sacred Poetry

Editor: Charles Dexter Cleveland
Publisher: Charles Scribner & Co., New York, N.Y., 1868
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d1Again, as evening's shadow falls
d2Alas how swift the moments fly
d3All are architects of fate
d4All as God wills, who wisely heeds To give or to withhoild
d5Although the vine its fruit deny
d6Always with me, always with me
d7And is there, Lord, a rest
d8Another year, another year, the unceasing rush
d9Arise, my soul, with rapture rise
d10As flows the rapid river
d11Away from earth my spirit turns
d12Bear the burden of the present
d13Before the Lord we bow, the God who reigns above
d14Behold the grant, the king of kings
d15Behold the western evening light
d16Beneath the shadow of the cross
d17Benighted on the troubled main
d18Beside a massive gateway built up in years
d19Beyond where Cedron's [Kedron's] waters flow
d20Bow, angels, from your glorious state
d21Break ye the bread and pour the wine
d22Brightness of the Father's glory, Light of Light, unclouded day
d23Brother hast thou wandered far
d24Calm on the listening ear of night
d25Child of sin and sorrow, Filled with dismay
d26Child, that kneelest meekly there
d27City of God, how broad and far [fair]
d28Come Holy Ghost, in love, shed on us
d29Come listening Spirit, come
d30Come up hither; come away
d31Creator Spirit, come and bless us
d32Days of my youth, ye have glided away
d33Dear Friend, whose presence in the house
d34Do the clouds around thee gather
d35Down to the sacred wave
d36Draw nigh to the Holy, bend low at his throne
d37Faint not, poor traveler, though thy [the] way
d38Farewell to thee, brother
d39Father, beneath thy sheltering wing
d40Father, I wait thy word, The sun doth stand
d41Father, in thy mysterious presence kneeling
d42Father of mercies, hear, Thy pardon we implore
d43Father of mercies, heavenly Friend
d44Father, there is no change to live with thee
d45Father, thy gentle chastisement
d46Father, thy wonders do not singly stand
d47Father, to us, thy children, humbly kneeling
d48Feeble, helpless, how shall I
d49Fling out the banner, let it float
d50For all thy gifts we praise thee, Lord
d51From every earthly pleasure
d52Gently, Lord, O gently lead us
d53Go and sow beside all water [waters] in the morning of thy youth
d54Go forth to life, O child of earth
d55God bless our native land, Firm may she
d56God of the earth's extended plains
d57Grant me, [great] Lord, thy graces three
d58Great God, as [the] followers of thy Son
d59Great waves of plenty rolling up
d60Hark, 'tis the holy temple's bell
d61Hast thou, midst life's empty noises
d62He came not with his heavenly crown
d63He that [who] goeth forth with weeping, Bearing [sowing] precious seed in love
d64Here, in the broken bread, here in the cup
d65Ho ye that rest beneath the rock
d66Holy be this as was the place
d67Holy Spirit, truth divine, Dawn upon this soul of mine
d68Home, home, its glorious threshold
d69How calm and beautiful the morn
d70How calmly wakes the hallowed morn
d71How pleasing is thy [the] voice
d72How sweet the melting lay
d73I cannot look above, and see
d74I cannot make him dead
d75I cannot plainly see the way
d76I had drunk, with lips unsated
d77I have read of a world of beauty
d78I love thy kingdom, Lord
d79I love to steal awhile away
d80I once made search, in hope to find
d81I saw a little blade of grass
d82I would not live alway, live always below
d83If life's pleasures charm [cheer] thee [you], give them not thy [your] heart
d84If thou dost truly seek to live
d85I'll worship the Lord in his house
d86In the beginning was the word
d87In the morning I will pray For God's blessing
d88In the silent midnight watches, list thy bosom's door
d89In the tempest of life when the wave and gale is round
d90In this glad hour, when children meet
d91In time of fear, when trouble's near
d92Infinite Spirit, who art round us ever
d93It came upon the [a] midnight clear
d94I've a message from the Lord, Praise his name
d95Jesus, merciful and mild, Lead me
d96Jesus, these eyes have never seen
d97Jesus, thou joy of loving hearts
d98Jesus, when my soul is parting
d99Joy and gladness, joy and gladness
d100Lead us, O Father, in the paths of peace

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