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Thy gifts are ev'ry ev’ning new;
Gently distil, like early dew. 2 Thou spread'st the curtain of the night,
Great Guardian of our sleeping hours ;
And quickens all our slumb'ring powers. 3 Thine arm sustain'd us while we slept,
Else had our eyelids closed in death;
And still we draw our wonted breath. 4 That life we yield to thy command;
To Thee we consecrate our days;
PSALM IV. c. M.
Forgetful of their God,
Or shew them earthly good. 2 Through the wide compass of the earth
Their restless wishes rove,
The idols of their love.
PSALMS AND HYMNS,
FOR THE USE OF
THE CHURCHES IN READING.
“The trumpeters and singers were as one, to make one sound to be heard in
1 Cor. xiv. 15.
THIRD EDITION, REVISE D.
TO WHICH IS ADDED AN APPENDIX.