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From The Christian Year by John Keble. Forms of Prayer to Be Used at Sea When thou passest through the waters, I will be with thee. ¬†Isaiah 43:2 The shower of moonlight falls as still and clear Upon this desert main As where sweet flowers some pastoral garden cheer With fragrance after rain: The wild […]

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Discord and Mercy

Discord!, composed by Samuel Webbe for the newly-formed London Glee Club in about 1787:¬† It’s first movement is based on a passage from Iliad, but the second verse, it is thought, he composed himself. Discord! Discord! Dire sister of the slaughtering power, Small at her birth, but rising every hour, While scarce the skies her […]

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