Helen M. Williams, 1786
While thee I seek, protecting Power,|
Be my vain wishes stilled;
And may this consecrated hour
With better hopes be filled.
2. Thy love the power of thought bestowed,
3. In each event of life, how clear
4. In every joy that crowns my days,|
In every pain I bear,
My heart shall find delight in praise,
Or seek relief in prayer.
5. When gladness wings my favoured hour,
6. My lifted eye, without a tear,
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