On Dreaming

When slumber seals our weary eyes,   The busy fancy wakeful keeps;   When slumber seals our weary eyes,   The busy fancy wakeful keeps;   The scenes which then before us rise,   Prove something in us never sleeps.   As in another world we seem,   A new creation of our own,   […]

Bitter and Sweet

Kindle, Saviour, in my heart,   A flame of love divine;   Kindle, Saviour, in my heart,   A flame of love divine;   Hear, for mine I trust thou art,   And sure I would be thine;   If my soul has felt thy grace,   If to me thy name is known;   […]

At the Close of the Year

Let hearts and tongues unite,   And loud thanksgivings raise: Let hearts and tongues unite,   And loud thanksgivings raise:   'Tis duty, mingled with delight,   To sing the Saviour's praise.     To him we owe our breath,   He took us from the womb,   Which else had shut us up in […]