« Prev For Strength Next »

341.

P. M.

Mrs. Hemans.

For Strength.
272

Father! who in the olive shade,

When the dark hour came on,

Didst, with a breath of heavenly aid,

Strengthen thy Son;

O, in the anguish of our night,

Send us down blest relief;

And to the chastened, let Thy might

Hallow the grief!

And thou, that, when the starry sky

Saw the dread strife begun,

Didst teach adoring faith to cry,

“Thy will be done!”—

By thy meek spirit, thou, of all

That e’er have mourned the chief,

Our Saviour! when the stroke doth fall,

Hallow our grief!

« Prev For Strength Next »
Please login or register to save highlights and make annotations
Corrections disabled for this book
Proofing disabled for this book
Printer-friendly version





Advertisements



| Define | Popups: Login | Register | Prev Next | Help |