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SENIOR

DIVISION.

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LONDON:
T. NELSON AND SONS, PATERNOSTER ROW;

EDINBURGH ; AND NEW YORK.

1866.

280. k. 17.

CLASS-BOOK

OF

ENGLISH POETRY.

Senior Division.

“OUR FATHER."

THE Sabbath sun was setting slow,

Amidst the clouds of even;
'Our Father,” breathed a voice below-

“Father, who art in Heaven !"

Beyond the earth, beyond the cloud,

Those infant words were given ;
“Our Father," angels sang aloud -

Father, who art in Heaven!"

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“Thy kingdom come,” still from the ground

That childlike voice did pray; “Thy kingdom come,” God's hosts resound,

Far up the starry way!

Thy will be done,” with little tongue

That lisping love implores;
“Thy will be done,” the angelic throng

Sing from seraphic shores!

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