O Fame! if I e'er took delight in thy praises, 'Twas less for the sake of thy high-sounding phrases, Than to see the bright eyes of the dear one discover, The thought that I was not unworthy to love her.

Undeserved praise causes more pangs of conscience later than undeserved blame, but probably only for this reason that our power of judgment are more completely exposed by being over praised than by being unjustly underestimated.

Now God be praised that to believing souls gives light in darkness, comfort in despair.

Remember, every song sung in praise of the Lord is a sword that cuts the knots of laziness. It is a fine piece of social service to remind all of their duty to the Almighty who watches over them.

Praise us as we are tasted, allow us as we prove.

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