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The Lord descended from above

Language: English

The Lord descended from above,
And bow'd the Heavens high,
And underneath his Feet he cast
The Darkness of the Sky.

On [Cherubs and on Cherubims]1
Full royally he rode,
And on the Wings of mighty Winds
Came flying all abroad.

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A source from 1739 indicates this is an "antient translation of the Psalms"
1 Dyson: "Cherubim and Seraphim"

Submitted by Harry Joelson


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Text added to the website: 2011-03-11.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:04:17
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