All things which live below the sky

All things which live below the sky. Edward John Brailsford* (1841-1921). First published in the Wesleyan Methodist School Hymnal (1911), and then in SofPE, with seven stanzas: All things which live below the sky,  Or move within the sea,Are creatures of the Lord most high,  And brothers unto me. I love to hear the robin sing,  Perched on the highest bough;To see the rook with purple wing  Follow the shining plough. I love to watch the swallow skim  The river in his flight;To mark, when day is growing dim, The glow-worm’s silvery light; The sea-gull whiter than the foam,  The fish that dart beneath;The lowing cattle coming home;  The goats upon the heath. God taught the wren to build...

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