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INNOCENTS. 7, 7, 7, 7.
Part of a Song by THIBAUT, King of Navarre, who died 1254.
97. ALORY be to God on high, U God, whose glory fills the sky; Peace on earth, and man forgiven, Man, the well-beloved of Heaven. Hail, by all Thy works adored ! Hail, the everlasting Lord ! All Thy glories we confess, Infinite and numberless. Holy Spirit, Thee we own; Thee, O Christ, the only Son! Lamb of God for sinners slain, Saviour of offending men. Praise the Name of God Most High; Praise Him, all below the sky; Praise Him, all ye heavenly host, Father, Son, and Holy Ghost.
HENRY LAWES, Gentleman Musician to Charles I.
1638, (Hayergal's 'Old Church Psalmody.')
Still rules the world Thy bounty made,