Joseph John Gurney.

From Gurney, Priscilla. Hymns Selected from Various Authors, For the Use of Young Persons. Sixth Edition. London: Harvey and Darton, 1825, page 157.

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Whilst lost in universal dream, The giddy crowd is hurl'd Along the gaily-eddying stream Of this deceitful world; Jesus, in secret stilll to thee, Oh! point my holier way, - Bid me from each gay chain be free, To own a Saviour's sway; Bid me beneath thy parent wind Still, Lord, in peace remain; So every charm the world can bring Shall tempt me all in vain. So shall my soul in heaven above, To thee in heaven aspire; So thy celestial light and love Be all that soul's desire.