Angel voices, ever singing
Angel voices, ever singing. Francis Pott* (1832-1909).
This was written in 1861 for Pott’s friend and contemporary at Brasenose College, Oxford, William Kenneth Macrorie, who was Perpetual Curate of Wingates, Bolton-le-Moors, Lancashire, 1860-61. It was written for the dedication of a new organ, and entitled ‘For the Dedication of an Organ or for a Meeting of Choirs’:
Angel-voices, ever singing, Round Thy throne of light -Angel-harps, for ever ringing, Rest not day nor night;Thousands only live to bless Thee, And confess Thee Lord of might!
Thou, Who art beyond the farthest Mortal eye can scan -Can it be that Thou regardest Songs of sinful man?Can we know that Thou art near...
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