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3669. Let Us with a Gladsome Mind

1. Let us, with a gladsome mind,
Praise the Lord, for He is kind.

Refrain:
For His mercies aye endure,
Ever faithful, ever sure.

2. Let us blaze His name abroad,
For of gods He is the God. [Refrain]

3. He with all commanding might
Filled the new made world with light. [Refrain]

4. He hath, with a piteous eye,
Looked upon our misery. [Refrain]

5. He the golden tressèd sun
Caused all day his course to run. [Refrain]

6. Th’horned moon to shine by night;
’Mid her spangled sisters bright. [Refrain]

7. All things living He doth feed,
His full hand supplies their need. [Refrain]

8. Let us, with a gladsome mind,
Praise the Lord, for He is kind. [Refrain]

Text Information
First Line: Let us, with a gladsome mind
Title: Let Us with a Gladsome Mind
Author: John Milton (1623, alt.)
Refrain First Line: For His mercies aye endure
Meter: 77.77
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain
Notes: Milton was only 15 years old when he wrote this hymn. Alternate tunes: CHINESE MELODY, anonymous; EVER FAITHFUL, Arthur S. Sullivan, 1842-1900
Tune Information
Name: MONKLAND
Composer: John Antes (ca. 1790)
Arranger: John B. Wilkes (1861)
Meter: 77.77
Incipit: 14567 33321 76522
Key: C Major
Source: A Collection of Hymn Tunes chiefly composed for private amusement by John Antes, circa 1790; arrangment in Hymns Ancient and Modern, 1861
Copyright: Public Domain



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