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78., six lines.
When they saw the star, they rejoiced with exceeding great joy.-MATT. ii. 10.
S with gladness men of old
So, most gracious God, may we
Keep us in the narrow way;
Where they need no star to guide,
f 5 In the heavenly country bright
W. C. Dix.
Epipbany hymn. [FIRST TUNE.] 184.108.40.206. (dactylic).
St. Rinian. [SECOND TUNE.]
We have seen His star in the east.-MATT. ii. 2.
Star of the East, the horizon adorning,
p 2 Cold on His cradle the dew-drops are shining;
Maker and Monarch, and Saviour of all.
3 Say, shall we yield Him, in costly devotion,
p 4 Vainly we offer each ample oblation;
Vainly with gifts would His favour secure ;
f5 Brightest and best of the sons of the morning,
Guide where our infant Redeemer is laid.
J. B. DYKES.
6 The heart must ring Thy Christmas bells, Thy inward altars raise,
Its faith and hope Thy canticles,
As we have borne the image of the earthy, we shall also bear the image
Our feet may mourn this thorny way,
2 This fleshly robe the Lord did wear;
3 Our very frailty brings us near
4 But not this robe of flesh alone
cr 5 Our own will be Thy life divine,
E. G. MONE.
60 mighty grace, our life to live
T. H. Gill.
A. L. PEACE.