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193. Imposture shrinks from light

1 Imposture shrinks from light,
And dreads the curious eye;
But sacred truths the test invite,
They bid us search and try.

2 O may we still maintain
A meek, inquiring mind,
Assured we shall not search in vain,
But hidden treasures find.

3 With understand blessed,
Created to be free,
Our faith on man we dare not rest,
We trust alone in thee.

Text Information
First Line: Imposture shrinks from light
Author: Anon.
Publication Date: 1886
Topic: Worship: Holy Scriptures
Tune Information
Name: DAY
Composer: H. Abbott
Meter: S.M.
Key: Dâ™­ Major
Notes: Alternate tunes: #86, 89, or 601.

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