Musical Gems for School and Home: A Rich and Full Collection of Music for the Young, Original and Arranged ... with a New, Easy, and Progressive Course of Elementary Instructions and Exercises

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Newman & Ivison, 1852 - School songbooks - 208 pages

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Page 135 - Oh, say, can you see by the dawn's early light. What so proudly we hailed at the twilight's last gleaming? Whose broad stripes and bright stars, through the perilous fight. O'er the ramparts we watched were so gallantly streaming? And the rockets' red glare, the bombs bursting in air, Gave proof through the night that our flag was still there.
Page 136 - Praise the power that hath made and preserved us a nation. Then conquer we must, when our cause it is just, And this be our motto, "In God is our trust.
Page 135 - O'er the land of the free and the home of the brave ? On the shore, dimly seen through the mists of the deep, Where the foe's haughty host in dread silence reposes, What is that which the breeze, o'er the towering steep, As it fitfully blows...
Page 175 - FROM every stormy wind that blows, From every swelling tide of woes, There is a calm, a sure retreat : "Tis found beneath the mercy-seat. 2 There is a place where Jesus sheds The oil of gladness on our heads ; A place than all besides more sweet : It is the blood-bought mercy-seat.
Page 183 - Still on the theme to dwell. 3 Sweet, on this day of rest, To join in heart and voice With those who love and serve thee best, And in thy name rejoice.
Page 186 - Father, now one prayer I raise thee ; Give an humble, grateful heart; Never let me cease to praise thee, Never from thy fear depart; Then, when years have...
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Page 194 - Thou preparest a table before me in the presence of mine enemies: thou anointest my head with oil; my cup runneth over. 6 Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life: and I will dwell in the house of the LORD for ever.
Page 175 - YE nations round the earth, rejoice Before the Lord, your sovereign King : Serve him with cheerful heart and voice ; With all your tongues his glory sing. 2 The Lord is God ; 'tis he alone Doth life, and breath, and being give ; We are his work, and not our own ; The sheep that on his pastures live.
Page 177 - A land upon whose blissful shore There rests no shadow, falls no stain ; There those who meet shall part no more, And those long parted meet again. 3 Its skies are not like earthly skies, With varying hues of shade and light ; It hath no need of suns to rise, To dissipate the gloom of night. 4 There sweeps no desolating wind Across that calm, serene abode ; The wanderer there a home may find, Within the paradise of God.

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