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Poemata Sacra.

SONGS

OF THE

CROSS AND THE CROWN

Melodious Taords concerning Mature and Grace,
SELECTED FOR THE DREARY AND DOUBTFUL

“God forbid that I should glory save in the Cross.”—GALATIANS vi. 14

“And they had on their heads Crowns of gold.”-Revelation iv. 4

LONDON:

STRAHAN AND CO.
BRIGHTON : THOMAS PAGE, 173, NORTH STREET

1874

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HE Editor of this and its companion volume*

has long desired to gather into some such 2 compilation many of those verses which have appeared to his own apprehension luminous, incisive, or comfortable pieces, and which by their melody or suggestion seem to possess a power to instruct or charm. From a very large accumulation these have been selected, as either expressing the grief of life beneath its tribulation—and such an expression is itself often a lenitive for sorrow-or the pensive gladness of life beneath the influence of those hopes which are as an anchor to the soul. Poets are often persons to whom suffering has

* “Voices from the Willow and the Palm.”

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