3669. Let Us with a Gladsome Mind

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

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
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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