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SONG XXVIII.

For the LORD'S-DAY EVENING.

I.
1 LORD, how delightful 'tis to see
2 A whole Assembly worship Thee!
3 At once they sing, at once they pray;
4 They hear of Heav'n, and learn the Way.
II.
5 I have been there, and still would go:
6 'Tis like a little Heav'n below:
7 Not all my Pleasure and my Play
8 Shall tempt me to forget this Day.
III.
9 O write upon my Mem'ry, LORD,
10 The Text and Doctrines of thy Word;
11 That I may break thy Laws no more,
12 But love thee better than before.
IV.
13 With Thoughts of Christ and Things divine
14 Fill up this foolish Heart of mine;
15 That hoping Pardon thro' his Blood,
16 I may lie down and wake with GOD.

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Title (in Source Edition): SONG XXVIII. For the LORD'S-DAY EVENING.
Author: Isaac Watts
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Divine songs: attempted in easy language for the use of children. By I. Watts, D.D. London: Printed for J. Buckland; J. F. and C. Rivington; T. Longman; W. Fenner; T. Field; and E. and C. Dilly, 1777, p. 38. xii,58,[2]p.; 12⁰. (ESTC T185045; OTA K123515.000)

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