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4 Let them who joyful hymns compose,

To cymbals set their songs of praise; To well-tuned cymbals, and to those

That loudly sound on solemn days. 5 Let all that vital breath enjoy,

The breath he does to them afford, In just returns of praise employ:

Let every creature praise the LORD!

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GLORIA PATRI.

N. B. The metre marks affixed to the preceding psalms and hymns, have reference to a division of the metres, founded on the nature of the verse, into four classes, marked—I. II. III. IV.

Class I. includes common, long, and short metres, marked-C.M., L.M., S.M.

Class II. includes the other lambic metres, eight in number, marked—IL 1, II.2, II.3, II. 4, &c., which may be named; Tro, one; Two, two; Troo, three, foc.

Class III. includes the Trochaic metres, being five in number, marked—III. L. III. 2, III. 3, &c., which may be named; Three, one ; Three, two, foc.

Class IV. includes the metres consisting chiefly of triplets, being five in number, marked—IV. 1, IV.2, IV.3, &c., and may be named; Four, one ; Four, two, doc.

CLASS I.

C. M.
TO Father, Son, and Holy Ghost,

The God whom we adore,
Be glory, as it was, is now,

And shall be evermore.

L. M.

To FATHER, Son, and Holy Ghost,

The God whom earth and heaven adore,
Be glory, as it was of old,

Is now, and shall be evermore.

S. M.

TO God the Father, Son,

And Spirit, glory be,
As 'twas, and is, and shall be so

To all eternity

CLASS II.

II. 1.
TO FATHER, Son, and Holy Ghost,
The God whom heaven's triumphant host,

And saints on earth adore;
Be glory as in ages past,
As now it is, and so shall last
When time shall be no more.

II 2.

TO FATHER, Son, and Holy Ghost,
The God whom heaven's triumphant host

And suff'ring saints on earth adore;
Be glory as in ages past,
As now it is, and so shall last

When time itself shall be no more.

II. 3.

TO God the Father, God the Son,
And God the Spirit, Three in One,
Be glory in the highest given,
By all on earth, and all in heaven,
As was through ages heretofore,
Is now, and shall be evermore.

II. 4.
TO God the FATHER, Son,

And Spirit, ever bless'd,
Eternal Three in One,

All worship be address'd,
As heretofore

It was, is now,

And shall be so
For evermore.

II. 5.

TO God the Father, and to God the Son,
To God the HOLY SPIRIT, Three in One,
Be praise from all on earth and all in heaven,
As was, and is, and ever shall be given.

II. 6.

ETERNAL praise be given,

And songs of highest worth, By all the hosts of heaven,

And all the saints on earth, To God, supreme confessid,

To Christ, his only Son, And to the Spirit bless’d, Eternal Three in One.

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II. 7.

TO Father, Son, and Spirit bless'd,

Supreme o'er earth and heaven,
Eternal Three in One confess'd,

Be highest glory given,
As was through ages heretofore,
Is now, and shall be evermore

By all in earth and heaven.

II. 8.

BY all on earth and all in heaven,
Be everlasting glory given

To God the FATHER, God the Son,
And God the Spirit; equal Three
In undivided Unity,

Ere time had yet its course begun:
As was, and is, be highest praise,
As still shall be through endless days.

CLASS III.

III. 1.

HOLY FATHER, Holy Son,
Holy Spirit, Three in One!
Glory, as of old, to thee,
Now, and evermore shall be !

III. 2.

PRAISE the name of God most high,
Praise him all below the sky,
Praise him all ye heavenly host,
FATHER, Son, and Holy Ghost;
As through countless ages past,
Evermore his praise shall last.

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PRAISE the Father, earth and heaven,

Praise the Son, the Spirit praise, As it was, and is, be given

Glory through eternal days.

III. 4.
TO the Father, throned in heaven,

To the Saviour, Christ, his Son,
To the Spirit, praise be given,

Everlasting Three in One:
As of old, the Trinity
Still is worshipp'd, still shall be.

III. 5.
GREAT JEHOVAH! we adore thee,

Gon the FATHER, God the Son,
God the Spirit, join'd in glory

On the same eternal throne:
Endless praises

To Jehovah, Three in One.

CLASS IV.

IV. 1.
BY angels in heaven

Of every degree,
And saints upon earth,

All praise be address'd
To God in Three Persons,

One God ever bless'd,
As it has been, now is,

And ever shall be.

IV. 2.

ALL praise to the Father, the Son,

And Spirit, thrice holy and bless'd,
Th' eternal, supreme Three in One,

Was, is, and shall still be address’d.

IV. 3.

ALL praise to the Father, all praise to the Son,

All praise to the Spirit, thrice bless'd, The holy, eternal, supreme Three in One,

Was, is, and shall still be address'd.

IV. 4.

O Father Almighty, to thee be address'd,
With Christ and the Spirit, one God ever bless'd,
All glory and worship from earth and from heaven,
As was, and is now, and shall ever be given.

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