1. A song of spring once more we sing
As winter flies away,
And changeful hours bring sun and showers
To weave a crown for May;
With heart and voice we all rejoice,
On this returning day.
2. For once again the promise-strain
Floats down from days of yore,
That fruits of earth shall wake to birth,
To bless the toiler’s store;
Each annual round with bounties crowned,
Till time shall be no more.
3. Thee, Lord, we praise for springtide days,
And life’s yet fairer spring;
These golden hours, these opening powers,
We in glad service bring,
Thine own to be, from sin set free,
Our Father, Savior, King.
Groser, William Howse, B.SC., son of Mr. W. Groser (for many years Secretary of the London Sunday School Union, and a relative of the Rev. W. Groser, noticed above), was b. in 1834, and educated at University College, London, and graduated B.SC. at the London University, in 1862. Although engaged in mercantile pursuits Mr. Groser devotes considerable time to natural science, and Christian work, especially in connection with Sunday schools. He was for twelve years editor of the Bible Class and Youth’s Magazine; and subsequently of the Sunday School Teacher, and of the Excelsior. His publications, mainly of a Biblical and educational character, are numerous. In 1875, he edited:—
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