By Nebo's lonely mountain, On this side Jordan's wave, In a vale in the land of Moab, There lies a lonely grave; But no man built that sepulcher, And no man saw it e'er, For the angels of God upturned the sod And laid the dead man there.
Cecil Frances Alexander, Burial of Moses.
All things bright and beautiful, All creatures great and small, All things wise and wonderful, The Lord God made them all.Cecil Frances Alexander1848 'All Things Bright and Beautiful'.
The rich man in his castle, The poor man at his gate, God made them, high or lowly, And ordered their estate.Cecil Frances Alexander1848 'All Things Bright and Beautiful'.
There is a green hill far away, Without a city wall, Where the dear Lord was crucified, Who died to save us all.Cecil Frances Alexander1848 'There is a Green Hill Far Away'
I bind into myself today The strong name of theTrinity, By invocation of the same TheThree in One and One inThree.Cecil Frances Alexander1889 'St Patrick's Breastplate', his translation from the Irish.
There is a green hill far away, Without a city wall, Where the dear Lord was crucified Who died to save us all.Cecil Frances AlexanderCecil Frances Alexander, There is a Green Hill.
O, lonely tomb in Moab's land,O, dark Bethpeor's hill,Speak to these curious hearts of ours,And teach them to be still!God hath His mysteries of grace —Ways that we cannot tell;He hides them deep, like the secret sleep,Of him He loved so well.Cecil Frances AlexanderReported in Josiah Hotchkiss Gilbert, Dictionary of Burning Words of Brilliant Writers (1895), p. 280.
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