Now condescend, Almighty King,
To bless this little throng;
And kindly listen while we sing
Our pleasant evening song.
We come to own the Power divine
That watches o'er our days:
For this our feeble voices join
In hymns of cheerful praise.
Jane Taylor (1783-1824)
Hymns for Infant Minds, 1832.
As posted on Song To The Lamb Thurs 8 May 2008