Treasury of Sacred Song
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A rock there is whose homely front 200

A saint, to few but God well known 151

A wreathed garland of deserved praise 48

Abide with me! Fast falls the eventide 247

Again, O Lord, I ope my eyes 242

Ah! ev'ry day mid bring a while 267

Ah! give me, Lord, the single eye 170

Ah! what time wilt Thou come? when shall that cry 108

Alas, my God, that we should be 136

Alas! my Lord is going 51

All after pleasures as I rid one day 32

All praise to Him who dwells in bliss 175

Almighty Father of mankind 167

And do they so! have they a sense 91

Approach, my soul, the mercy-seat 180

As are those apples, pleasant to the eye 25

As due by many titles, I resign 19

As I in hoary Winter's night stood shivering in the snow 14

As I wer readen ov a stwone 265

As in the night I restless lie 150

As on my bed at dawn I mused and pray'd 321

At midnight, when yon azure fields on high 318

At noon a shower had fallen, and the clime 319

At the Lord's Table waiting, robed and stoled 319

At the round earth's imagined corners blow 19

Ave Maria! blessed Maid 223

Avore the time when zuns went down 266

Awake, my Soul, and with the sun 142

Awake, my soul, lift up thine eyes 193

Away, despair! my gracious Lord doth hear 44


Behold the sun, that seem'd but now 135

Behold we come, dear Lord, to Thee 134

Beneath a sable veil and shadows deep 25

Beneath our feet and o'er our head 198

Be not afraid to pray--to pray is right 240

Bethlehem, above all cities blest 263

Bless'd are the pure in heart 223

Blest be Thy love, dear Lord 130

Blest pair of Sirens, pledges of Heaven's joy 67

Bright Queen of Heaven? God's Virgin Spouse 99

Bright shadows of true Rest! some shoots of bliss 82

Brightest and best of the Sons of the morning 194

By cool Siloam's shady rill 196


Can I see another's woe 186

Children of the Heavenly King 179

Christ, Whose glory fills the skies 175

Close now thine eyes, and rest secure 123

Come, let us join our friends above 176

Come, O Thou Traveller unknown 172

Come, Thou long-expected Jesus 171

Come, we shepherds, whose blest sight 111

Compared with Christ, in all beside 171

Creator Spirit, by whose aid 138


Dear, beauteous Saint! more white than Day 100

Dear be the Church, that, watching o'er the needs 204

Dear Lord, 'tis finish'd! and now he 79

Death, thou wast once an uncouth hideous thing 50

Death was full urgent with thee, Sister dear 294

Doom'd as we are our native dust 203

Draw, Holy Ghost, Thy seven-fold veil 230

Draw near as early as we may 260


Each thing below here hath its day 75

Each trial has its weight; which, whoso bears 288

E'en like two little bank-dividing brooks 121

Eternal God! Maker of all 83

Eternal Mover, whose diffused glory 58


Fain would my thoughts fly up to Thee 131

Fair, solitary path! whose blessed shades 85

Fairest of all the lights above 155

Fairest of morning lights appear 69

Far, far on other isles 259

Far from the world, O Lord, I flee 184

Fly, envious Time, till thou run out thy race 67

For ever with the Lord 188

Fountain of Sweets! Eternal Dove 116

Frail Life! in which, through mists of human breath 68

Fresh fields and woods! the Earth's fair face 92

From pain to pain, from woe to woe 317


Give me a tender spotless child 252

Give me the lowest place: not that I dare 274

Give me the wings of faith to rise 158

Glory to God! and to the Power Who came 204

Glory to Thee, my God, this night 144

God of the living, in Whose eyes 311

God that madest Earth and Heaven 198

Go not far from me, O my strength 312

Great God Who knowest each man's need 323


Hail, scenes of holy grandeur! hail 243

Happy me! O happy sheep 112

Happy those early days, when I 80

Hark! how all the welkin rings 174

Hark how the birds do sing 40

Hark, my soul, how every thing 132

Hark, my soul! it is the Lord 182

Hark the glad sound! The Saviour comes 161

Hark, the sound of holy voices, chanting at the crystal sea 311

Hear me, O God 24

Hear what the voice from Heaven proclaims 157

Heaven in the depth and height is seen 255

Heavenly Messias, sweet anointed King 16

He is gone--beyond the skies 309

Here is the spring where waters flow 12

Her eyes are homes of silent prayer 324

He sang of God--the mighty source 164

Hierusalem, my happy home 17

Hither thou com'st: the busy wind all night 96

Holy, holy, holy, Lord God Almighty 195

Holy is the sick man's room 260

How are Thy servants blest, O Lord 139

How beautiful it is to be alive 275

How fresh, O Lord, how sweet and clean 46

How long, great God, how long must I 120

How peacefully the broad and golden moon 322

How shall I sing that Majesty 135

How soon doth man decay 35

How sweet the Name of Jesus sounds 180

Hues of the rich unfolding morn 231

Hush! my dear, lie still and slumber 158


I cannot reach it; And my striving eye 81

I do not ask, O Lord, that life may be 270

I have a life with Christ to live 280

I heard the voice of Jesus say 308

I landed on Iona's holy isle 319

I mark'd a rainbow in the north 212

I mark'd when vernal meads were bright 253

I oft recal the moments dear 147

I praised the Earth, in beauty seen 196

I rise and raise my clasped hands to Thee 300

1 said sometimes with tears 128

I saw Eternity the other night 102

I saw thee once, and nought discern'd 284

1 saw this day a miser old 147

I say to thee, do thou repeat 234

I sing the birth was born to-night 23

I sought for Peace, but could not find 77

I thought to meet no more, so dreary seem'd 261

I travell'd on, seeing the hill, where lay 41

I walk'd the other day, (to spend my hour) 93

I worship Thee, sweet Will of God 316

I'd a dream to-night 269

I'm wearin' awa', John 241

Iesu is in my heart; His sacred name 51

If any have an ear 89

If I could shut the gate against my thoughts 28

If we could see below 43

If we with earnest effort could succeed 237

In childhood, when with eager eyes 283

In evil long I took delight 179

In some lone walk through sunburnt fields 302

In stature perfect, and with every gift 241

In the bleak mid-winter 272

In the hour of my distress 74

In this world, (the Isle of Dreams) 71

In token that thou shalt not fear 239

Infinite Power, Eternal Lord 155

It is a beauteous evening, calm and free 205


Jerusalem, that place divine 26

Jesus! I love Thy charming name 160

Jesu, Lover of my soul 177

Jesus! why dost Thou love me so 313

Justice doth call for vengeance on my sins 76


King of glory, King of peace 42


Lamb of God, I look to Thee 172

Late, late, so late! and dark the night and chill 323

Latest born of Jesse's race 286

Lead, Kindly Light, amid the encircling gloom 300

Leave me, O Love, which reachest but to dust 10

Let all the world in every corner sing 28

Let folly praise that fancy loves, I praise and love that Child 15

Let not the sluggish sleep 23

Let wits contest 48

Lift up your, heads, great Gates, and sing 116

Light of the lonely pilgrim's heart 307

Little lamb, who made thee 187

Lo, cast at random on the wild sea land 254

Lo, when back mine eye 20

Lord, come away 127

Lord, I have wrestled through the livelong night 304

Lord, in this dust Thy sovereign voice 282

Lord, in Thy Name Thy servants plead 258

Lord, it belongs not to my care 128

Lord! it is not life to live 171

Lord Jesus, loving hearts and dear 262

Lord, let the angels praise Thy name 36

Lord, make me coy and tender to offend 35

Lord of my heart, by Thy last cry 219

Lord of mercy and of might 195

Lord, Thou hast given me a cell 73

Lord, weary of a painful way 237

Lord, what unvalued pleasures crown'd 58

Lord, when I lift mine eyes to Thee 304

Lord, when the sense of Thy sweet grace 111

Lord, with what care hast Thou begirt us round 29

Love bade me welcome; yet my soul drew back 51

Love, lift me up upon thy golden wings 3


Man is permitted much 293

Mark you the floor? that square and speckled stone 30

Meeting with Time, 'Slack thing,' said I 38

Messiah! at Thy glad approach 167

Methinks I draw but sickly breath 27

More oft than once Death whisper'd in mine ear 24

Mother of God! O, not in vain 263

My glass is half unspent; Forbear t' arrest 123

My God and King! to Thee 87

My God, now I from sleep awake 145

My God, where is that ancient heat towards Thee 28

My joy, my Life, my Crown 29

My little son, who look'd from thoughtful eyes 278

My Lord, my Love, was crucified 134

My soul doth pant towards Thee 126

My soul, there is a country 90

My spirit longeth for Thee 161

My sun has set, I dwell 273


Never weather-beaten sail more willing bent to shore 22

Never yet could careless Sleep 114

No; 'tis in vain to seek for bliss 153

Not seldom, clad in radiant vest 205

Now gladdeth every living creature 1

Nurse, let me draw the baby's veil aside 257


O aged Saint? far off I heard 284

O book! Life's guide! how shall we part 84

O comrade bold, of toil and pain 291

O Day most calm, most bright 31

O day of life, of light, of love 110

O fool, of short-lived goods possest 146

O God! I know and do confess 87

O God, impart Thy blessing to my cries 320

O God, our help in ages past 157

O Gracious God, O Saviour sweet 15

O holiest Truth! how have I lied to Thee 300

O holy, holy, holy Lord 153

O Holy Lord, who with the Children Three 292

O let me climb 81

O Lord, how wonderful in depth and height 294

O Lord, my best desire fulfil 183

O Lord my God, do Thou Thy holy will 217

O man, forgive thy mortal foe 325

O Mighty God, Which for us men 11

O only Source of all our light and life 279

O sing the glories of our Lord 70

O thou unknown, Almighty Cause 185

O Thy bright looks! Thy glance of love 83

O Years! and Age! Farewell 72

Oft have I read of sunny realms, where skies are pure at even 249

Oh blessing, wearing semblance of a curse 236

Oh come and mourn with me awhile 317

Oh God that madest earth and sky, the darkness and the day 198

Oh help us, Lord! each hour of need 199

Oh I could go through all life's troubles singing 314

Oh! say not, dream not, heavenly notes 229

Oh thou of dark forebodings drear 235

Oh weep not o'er thy children's tomb 194

Our doctor had call'd in another, I never had seen him before 325


Pleasant are Thy courts above 248

Poor Soul, the centre of my sinful earth 11

Praise to God, immortal praise 192

Praise to the Holiest in the height 298, 299

Prayer is the soul's sincere desire 189

Prune thou thy words, the thoughts control 290


Quiet, Lord, my froward heart 181


Red o'er the forest peers the setting sun 213

Rejoice in God alway 256

Rise, O my soul! with thy desires to heaven 59

Rock of Ages, cleft for me 170


Saviour, when in dust to Thee 191

Say, hast thou track'd a traveller's round 289

Say, who is he in deserts seen 285

Seek the Lord, and in His ways persever 22

She is not dead--she only sleeps 244

She sat and wept beside His feet; the weight 240

Shepherds, rejoice, lift up your eyes 154

Show me more love, my dearest Lord 57

Sighs--whether swift to Heaven they rise 149

Sin is with man at morning-break 215

Since I in storms used most to be 88

Sing aloud, His praise rehearse 119

Sometimes a light surprises 183

Soul, which to hell wast thrall 26

Strange to our ears the church-bells of our home 218

Sure thou didst flourish once! and many springs 95

Sweet baby, sleep! what ails my dear 125

Sweet day, so cool, so calm, so bright 34

Sweet dreams, form a shade 186

Sweet, harmless lives!--upon whose holy leisure 97

Sweet Music, sweeter far 13

Sweet Peace, where dost thou dwell,--I humbly crave 39

Sweet place, sweet place alone 129


Take me away, and in the lowest deep 298

Tax not the royal Saint with vain expense 204

Teach me, my God and King 49

That was the Shepherd of the flock; He knew 313

The church do zeem a touchen zight 264

The Church shone brightly in her youthful days 287

The door of death is made of gold 188

The flash of youthful light is past and gone 306

The fleet astronomer can bore 40

The God of Abraham praise 168

The golden gates are lifted up 310

The Holy Book, like the Eighth Sphere, does shine 138

The last and greatest Herald of heaven's King 26

The Lord hath builded for Himself 244

The Lord will happiness divine 182

The lucky World shew'd me one day 101

The merry World did on a day 37

The mid-day sun, with fiercest glare 226

The night is come, and all the world is still 303

The number of Thine own complete 296

The Past can be no more 149

The pleasant years that seem, so swift that run 3

The Son of God in doing good 219

The song of God, so nobly sung 245

The sound of war! In earth and air 197

The spacious firmament on high 141

The world has cycles in its course, when all 287

There is a book, who runs may read 206

There is a Stream, which issues forth 135

These sweeter far than lilies are 137

They are all gone into the world of light 107

This Advent moon shines cold and clear 270

This did not once so trouble me 236

This is the month, and this the happy morn 60

This is the Saint of gentleness and kindness 285

Tho' death met love upon thy dying smile 322

Thou art not Truth! for he that tries 104

Thou bidst me come away 71

Thou cam'st from Heaven to Earth, that we 99

Thou hast made me, and shall Thy work decay 19

Thou inevitable Day 238

Thou that know'st for whom I mourn 106

Thou Whose nature cannot sleep 69

Through Contemplation's optics I have seen 121

Through that pure virgin shrine 97

Throw away Thy rod 49

Thy servants pray, O hear us, Lord 323

Thy way, not mine, O Lord 307

Time was, I shrank from what was right 292

Time! where didst thou those years inter 55

Times without number have I pray'd 176

'Tis gone, that bright and orbed blaze 233

'Tis only our dull hearts that tire so soon 255

'Tis true, of old th' unchanging sun 210

To God, ye choir above, begin 184

To keep the lamp alive 189

To leave unseen so many a glorious sight 238

To music bent is my retired mind 22

To Thy temple I repair 189

Triumphant conqueror of death and hell 17

'Twas so; I saw thy birth:--That drowsy lake 96

'Twixt gleams of joy and clouds of doubt 281

Two brothers freely cast their lot 287


Unfold! unfold! Take in His light 88

Unveil, O Lord, and on us shine 290


View me, Lord, a work of Thine 21


Wake, all my hopes, lift up your eyes 132

We look around, the murky sky is still 301

We scatter seeds with careless hand 252

We were not by when Jesus came 225

Weep not for me 295

Weighing the steadfastness and state 104

Welcome, thou safe retreat 53

What am I who dare call Thee, God 52

What God gives, and what we take 72

What is House and what is Home 115

What is it that amid some earthly home 305

What is the saddest sweetest lowest sound 310

What, many times I musing ask'd, is Man 235

What's this Morn's bright eye to me 113

What wealth to earth our God hath given 276

What went ye out to see 209

When all Thy mercies, O my God 140

When first God stirr'd me, and the Church's word 290

When first Thou didst entice to Thee my heart 32

When first thy eyes unveil, give thy soul leave 82

When first Thy sweet and gracious eye 47

When for the thorns with which I long, too long 78

When gathering clouds around I view 190

When God at first made Man 45

When I consider how my light is spent 68

When I look back, and in myself behold 2

When I look back upon my former race 289

When I survey the bright 56

When Israel's ruler on the royal bed 162

When Jesus, by the Virgin brought 166

When Lazarus left his charnel-cave 324

When my devotions could not pierce 33

When Nature tries her finest touch 216

When our heads are bow'd with woe 200

When the four quarters of the world shall rise 321

When thy lone dreams sweet visions see 274

When travail hours are spent and o'er 251

When weakness now do strive wi' might 268

When with these eyes, closed now by Thee 109

Whene'er goes forth Thy dread command 297

Where is it mothers learn their love 228

Where is Thy favour'd haunt, eternal Voice 207

Where the remote Bermudas ride 77

Where will they stop, those breathing Powers 201

Where'er my flattering passions rove 156

Where's now the object of thy fears 117

Wherefore shrink, and say, 'Tis vain' 259

While shepherds watch'd their flocks by night 152

While that my soul repairs to her devotion 30

While they here sojourn'd, their presence drew us 280

Whither, O whither didst thou fly 80

Wish not, dear friends, my pain away 221

Wilt Thou forgive that sin where I begun 20

With sick and famish'd eyes 43

With what deep murmurs, through Time's silent stealth 92

Who seeketh finds: what shall be his relief 279

Who to the golden Sun's long restless race 17

Why do I sigh to find 246

Why dost thou beat so quick, my heart 315

Why should we faint and fear to live alone 222

Why they have never known the way before 301

Why, wedded to the Lord, still yearns my heart 288


Ye flaming Powers, and winged warriors bright 66

Ye golden lamps of Heaven, farewell 159

Ye hermits blest, ye holy maids 208

Ye humble souls, that seek the Lord 160

Yes, mark the words, deem not that Saints alone 282

You holy Virgins, that so oft surround 122

You Spirits! who have thrown away 54

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