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illustrated.1860 Excerpt: ... And guide us by thy staff and rod,
--The children of thy fold. We praise thy name that we were brought
To this delightful place, Where we are watched, and warned, and
taught, The children of thy grace. O may our friends, thy servants
here, Meet all our souls above, And they and we in heaven appear,
The children of thy love HYMN FOB THE BRITISH ORPHAN ASYLUM. Thou
Father of the fatherless, A band of orphans see, And from thy
throne of glory bless, Our little family: --A little family, who
share No human parents' love; And yet for whom thou wilt prepare A
house and home above: --A home above, if trained up here, In
wisdom's paths to go. We travel heavenward in thy fear, From this
sweet home below: --This home below, where we have found Refuge in
time of need, And meet upon its holy ground, Friends, who are
friends indeed. For friends indeed to us are they, Who, for our
Saviour's sake, Have sought us out, like lambs astray, Their bounty
to partake: Thine is their bounty, --theirs not less, Though thine
what each imparts, When, to relieve the fatherless, Thy love
constrains their hearts. FOR THE CHILDREN IN A CHAEITY SCHOOL While
saints and angels, glorious King, Day without night thy praises
sing; Thou wilt not humbler strains despise, The songs of children
reach the skies. Amidst the whole creation's cares, The meanest
worm thy bounty shares; Thine eyes the depths of ocean see, The
grave itself hides not from thee. While want and hardships were our
lot, Thou knew'st us, though we knew thee not; Now we adore thine
hand, that sends Our earthly comforts, home, and friends. With
these thy heavenly gifts afford, Thy Son, thy Spirit, and thy Word:
--Thy Word to teach our wayward youth, Thy pure commandments, God
of truth --Thy Spirit to dispel the night Of sin and er
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