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How cheerful along the gay mead

How cheerful along the gay mead

Published in 8 hymnals

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1 How cheerful along the gay mead
The daisies and cowslips appear;
The flocks, as they carelessly feed,
Rejoice in the spring of the year.

2 The foliage that shades the gay bowers,
The herbage that springs from the clod,
Trees, plants, cooling fruits, and fair flow'rs,
All rise to the praise of our God.

3 Shall man, the great master of all,
The only insensible prove?
Forbid it fair gratitude's call,
Forbid it devotion and love.

4 The God who such wonders can raise,
Forever his name be ador'd;
Our lips shall incessantly praise,
Our heart shall rejoice in the Lord.

Source: A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Publick Worship #XIX

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First Line: How cheerful along the gay mead

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Instances

Instances (1 - 8 of 8)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
A Collection of Hymns, More Particularly Designed for the Use of the West Society in Boston. (2nd ed. with Additions) #XXXIVPage Scan
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Publick Worship #XIXTextPage Scan
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Publick Worship #XIXPage Scan
Hymn Book for Sunday Schools #d47
Hymns for Children and Young Persons. First Am. from the London ed. #d57
Manual of Catholic Melodies: or, a Compilation of Hymns, Anthems, Psalms ... #d57
The Columbian Repository: or, Sacred Harmony: selected from European and American authors with many new tunes not before published #731Page Scan
The Vocal Companion: containing a concise introduction to the practice of music, and a set of tunes of various metres, arranged progressively for the use of learners #105Page Scan
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