827. C. M. Mrs. Hemans. |These see the works of the Lord, and his wonders in the deep.|
1 Oh God! thy name they well may praise,
Who to the deep go down,
And trace the wonders of thy ways,
Where rocks and billows frown.
2 For many a fair majestic sight
Hath met their wandering eyes,
Beneath the streaming northern light
Or blaze of Indian skies.
3 If glorious be that awful deep,
No human power can bind,
What then art thou, who bid'st it keep
Within its bounds confined!
4 Let heaven and earth in praise unite,
Eternal praise to thee,
Whose word can rouse the tempest's might,
Or still the raging sea!