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" For they that led us away captive, required of us then a song, and melody in our heaviness : Sing us one of the songs of Sion. 4 How shall we sing the LORD'S song in a strange land? "
Arboretum Et Fruticetum Britannicum: Or, The Trees and Shrubs of Britain ... - Page 1513
by John Claudius Loudon - 1838 - 6 pages
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From Oxford to Rome: And how it Feared with Some who Lately Made the Journey

Elizabeth Furlong Shipton Harris, Companion traveller - Christian fiction - 1847 - 299 pages
...at pains his, in this case, should be ; they read each other, and both uttered in a deep breath, " By the waters of Babylon we sat down and wept when we remembered Zion." They would have wept then like very children, in strong and bitter sympathy : but they each...
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The Psalms of David; printed from the Book of common prayer

1848
...27 O give thanks unto the Lord of lords : for his mercy endureth for ever. PSALM 137. Super Jlumina. BY the waters of Babylon we sat down and wept: when we remembered thee, O Sion. 2 As for our harps, we hanged them up : upon the trees that are therein. 3 For they that led us away...
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Anthems performed in the cathedral church of Durham

Durham city, cathedral - Anthems - 1848 - 80 pages
...be able to exalt themselves. FULL, FOUR VOICES. 281. PSALM cxxxvn. FULL AND VERSE ; FOUR VOICES. 1. By the waters of Babylon we sat down and wept : when we remembered thee, O Sion. 2. As for our harps we hanged them up : upon the trees that are therein. 3. For they that led us away...
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The Wounded Soldier's Dream; the Irish Emigrant; Prince Charlie; and Other Poems

Thomas Austin (F.G.S.) - 1848 - 154 pages
...grief we feel for those who fell, And long in memory may they dwell, Revered each name. HEBREW MELODY. "By the waters of Babylon we sat down and wept: when we remembered thee, O Sion."—Psalm 137. When we sat down and wept by Babylon's stream, And thought of our own belov'd Sion...
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The Poetry of Flowers and Flowers of Poetry: To which are Added, a Simple ...

Frances Sargent Osgood - Flower language - 1848 - 276 pages
...death not dies — but seems The very substance of immortal dreams. ANON. MELANCHOLY. WEEPING-WILLOW. By the waters of Babylon we sat down and wept, when we remembered thee, 0 Sion ! As for our harps, we hanged them up upon the willows that are therein. PSALMS. WE cannot conceive...
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Commentary on the book of psalms, tr. and collated by J. Anderson, Volume 5

Jean [comms. on the Bible] Calvin - 1849
...this figure. The Psalmist describes the Jews lamenting their captivity in the same pensive posture: ' By the waters of Babylon we sat down and wept, when we remembered thee, O Xion!'"—Addison on Medals, Dial. ii. remembered, which proves that what had charms for them was not...
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The Daily Services of the United Church of England and Ireland

Church of England - 1849 - 979 pages
...g\Te thanks unto the Lord of lords : for His mercy endureth for етег. PSALM CXXXVII. Svaerfumiaa. shouldest magnify him ? and That thou shouldest set Thine heart thce, 0 Sion. 2 As for our harps, we hanged them up : upon the trees that are therein. 3 For they that...
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The Psalter; or, Psalms of David, with the hymns and canticles used in the ...

William Smith (organist of Crookes church) - 1849
...Lord • of \ lords : for his | mercy • en \ dureth • for \ ever. Psalm cxxxvii. Super flumina. BY the waters of Babylon we sat | down • and \ wept : when we re | member • ed \ thee, • О \ Sion. 2 As for our harps, we | hanged • them \ up : upon the...
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Curran and His Contemporaries

Charles Phillips - Ireland - 1850 - 496 pages
...I am not a wanderer ; neither am I in a land of strangers." LINES WRITTEN IN A LEAF OF THE BOOK. *' By the waters of Babylon we sat down, and wept when we remembered thee, O Sion." -Carolan ! tliy happy love No jealous doubts, no pang can prove; Thy generous lord is kind as brave,...
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The Magazine of Horticulture, Botany, and All Useful Discoveries and ...

Fruit-culture - 1851
...give it an interest in every human bosom that may have been touched by the strains of the Psalmist : ' By the waters of Babylon we sat down and wept, when...remembered thee, O Sion ! as for our harps we hanged them upon the willows that were therein.' " A tree with such associations, and so long consecrated to the...
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