The Harp of Zion

The Harp of Zion

The Harp of Zion: A Collection of Poems, &c.

The Harp of Zion, English.
Liverpool, England; London, England. John Lyon.
1853. Only known edition. 106 songs.

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0.
Dedication

Words: John Lyon

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Beloved esteemed, and honoured brother, hear

3.
Lines inscribed to the Author

Words: John Taylor

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Thou Lyon of the East

5.
Inspiration

Words: John Lyon

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To thee, O spirit-stirring Truth of Heaven!

17.
Address to Elders F. D. and S. W. Richards

Words: John Lyon

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Farewell! beloved of the Lord, farewell

20.
Lines to Elder Franklin D. Richards

Words: Eliza R. Snow

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Thrice welcome, herald of eternal Truth!

23.
A Marvellous Work and Wonder

Words: John Lyon

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A change of dread reform

27.
Exodus

Words: John Lyon

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Ye sons of Israel arise

29.
Impromptu

Words: John Lyon

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Farewell, blest messenger of peace

31.
The Press

Words: John Lyon

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How vast thy treasures, soul-inspiring Star!

34.
The Prophet

Words: John Lyon

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37.
Presidency

Words: John Lyon

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To rule with power, requires no foreign aid

39.
Eulogy, to Orson Pratt

Words: John Lyon

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If truth in man be virtue’s highest aim

41.
The Perpetual Emigrating Fund

Words: John Lyon

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Come on, ye rich, with all your gifted store

42.
Man

Words: John Lyon

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Man, when his constitution is unfurled

44.
Eulogy, to Miss Eliza R. Snow

Words: John Lyon

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Eliza Snow is the queen of the muse

46.
The Ruined City

Words: John Lyon

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Alas! and is this far-famed city doomed

50.
The Poet’s Dream

Words: John Lyon

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High on a rock methought he sat. ’Twas night

53.
The Apostate

Words: John Lyon

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I knew him, ere the roots of bitterness

57.
The Orphan

Words: John Lyon

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’Twas Whitsuntide! a sad, distressing term

60.
Blind Justice

Words: John Lyon

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Blind Justice, once a heathen goddess fair

64.
Address delivered to the Saints

Words: John Lyon

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67.
Farewell

Words: John Lyon

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69.
Fear

Words: John Lyon

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There is a meaning in some words that few

71.
Reflections on a Bank Note

Words: John Lyon

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Thou representative of something great

73.
Recreation

Words: John Lyon

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A little sportive boy one day

75.
There is Something at Hand

Words: John Lyon

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77.
Zion

Words: John Lyon

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Prepare, prepare, ye Saints of the Most High

79.
Lines written to Elder Eli B. Kelsey

Words: John Lyon

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Farewell! my dearest Kelsey

81.
Lines to Mrs. Eli B. Kelsey

Words: John Lyon

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Dear Sister, though unknown to thee

84.
Farewell Echo

Words: John Lyon

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Farewell, beloved brother Banks, farewell

86.
Inscribed to Elder J. W. Cummings

Words: John Lyon

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Farewell, dear friends, we now must part

88.
Lines written on the Departure

Words: John Lyon

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And must we part? ’tis like a dream

90.
Address to ’Forty-Nine

Words: John Lyon

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Farewell to thee, old ’Forty-nine

93.
Retaliation

Words: John Lyon

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When Jesus appeared as the Saviour of men!

95.
Forgiveness

Words: John Lyon

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When I against the Lord transgress

96.
The Boy’s Questions

Words: John Lyon

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“Tell me, dear mother, what you mean”

99.
Axioms

Words: John Lyon

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Saint Paul of old, has somewhere said

101.
Blessing for the Dead

Words: John Lyon

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How happy the Saints who are faithful and true

102.
Disease

Words: John Lyon

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O fell disease! thou mortal scourge of man

104.
Profligacy

Words: John Lyon

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106.
Ode to Morn

Words: John Lyon

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The night! the night! the dark, dull night

108.
Water

Words: John Lyon

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Water! blest boon

111.
Epistle to Elder James Linforth

Words: John Lyon

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Once more dear friend my harp I’ll tune

116.
Mrs. T. B. H. Stenhouse’s Farewell

Words: John Lyon

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Shall all that this world in patience employ

118.
Memento

Words: John Lyon

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121.
“It’s a Cauld Barren Blast that blaws Nobody Good”

Words: John Lyon

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123.
Thoughts on visiting the Home of my Fathers

Words: John Lyon

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126.
Lines inscribed to Sisters Montgomery and M’Lean

Words: John Lyon

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Dear Sisters, though your dreary lot

127.
Time

Words: John Lyon

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How swiftly time flies on apace

129.
Inquiry

Words: John Lyon

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Tell me, ye twinkling Stars

131.
Elegy, on Wee Hughie

Words: John Lyon

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My bonnie wee Hugh was a canty bird

132.
Acrostic, on Jane Bromley

Words: John Lyon

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Jane

132.
Acrostic, on an infant Daughter

Words: John Lyon

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Soft, little, tiny, loving thing

133.
Acrostic, on Lucy Martin

Words: John Lyon

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Loving sister, for thy kindness

134.
In Remembrance of Robert F. Calderwood

Words: John Lyon

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Robert, my son, and art thou now

135.
Lines to Elder G. B. Wallace

Words: John Lyon

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If Scotland lost a hero brave

136.
Epistle to — — Liverpool

Words: John Lyon

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Dear friend, accept, with gratitude

140.
Epistle to Miss J. Bromley

Words: John Lyon

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My Sister Jane, if thou wouldst court the muse

142.
Epistle inscribed to J. M’Laws

Words: John Lyon

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Dear Brother, while the Clergy rage

145.
Epistle—inscribed to S. R.

Words: John Lyon

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Dear sister, though few days have past

148.
Epistle to Elder John Jaques

Words: John Lyon

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Kind friend, your letter duly sent

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153.
Scepticism

Words: John Lyon

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Go search, and say, ye sceptics who find fault

154.
Signs of the Last Days

Words: John Lyon

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Go ask, ye sages of the latter day

155.
Cholera

Words: John Lyon

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What wailing’s this I hear, at home, abroad?

155.
Lust

Words: John Lyon

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Lust is the offspring of a thousand sighs

156.
In Memory of Elder James Young

Words: John Lyon

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Behind the veil another brother’s gone

157.
Suspicion

Words: John Lyon

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158.
Faith

Words: John Lyon

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158.
Independence

Words: John Lyon

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If to be independent, means a proud

159.
Obedience

Words: John Lyon

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Obedience is the common lot of all!

160.
Regret

Words: John Lyon

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161.
Reverses

Words: John Lyon

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Who that have felt the parting tear of grief

161.
Man-made Religion

Words: John Lyon

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’Tis strange to see how multiform dissents

162.
Sleep of Death

Words: John Lyon

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Who that has felt the charm of balmy sleep

163.
Epitaph in Memory of Elder J. H. Flanigan

Words: John Lyon

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Our brother died in life’s meridian hour

164.
Slaughtering

Words: John Lyon

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164.
On the Portrait of Elder G. P. Dykes

Words: John Lyon

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165.
Poverty and Debt

Words: John Lyon

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O debt! thou dreadful, terrifying thing

166.
A Satire on Avarice

Words: John Lyon

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O ye who tremble at expense, and fear

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169.
Strike the Lyre

Words: John Lyon

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Come holy fire, with faith inspire

171.
I’m a Saint, I’m a Saint

Words: W. J. Clements

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I’m a Saint

172.
Song of Zion

Words: John Lyon

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174.
The Mountain Dell

Words: John Lyon

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Away, away, to the mountain dell

176.
’Tis for the Best

Words: John Lyon

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Should fortune raise me to possess

178.
Try it again

Words: John Lyon

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Try It Again

180.
Contentment

Words: John Lyon

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The rich that lie on beds o’ down

182.
Auld Mrs. Beard

Words: John Lyon

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183.
Be in Time

Words: John Lyon

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Ye people all give ear, be in time, be in time

185.
Mormon Triumph

Words: John Lyon

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To God we’ll give the glory

187.
Pilgrim Saint’s Song

Words: John Lyon

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My hope is in Jesus, who soon shall appear

189.
To my Wife

Words: John Lyon

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If I but dare to think

191.
Sing me the Song

Words: John Lyon

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192.
A Wish

Words: John Lyon

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Where the voice of friendship’s heard

194.
Oh give me that Land

Words: John Lyon

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In a beautiful vale! a lovely vale!

195.
March of Improvement

Words: John Lyon

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Langsyne, when a callant

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201.
Confidence in God

Words: John Lyon

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The Everlasting Friend

202.
Confirmation

Words: John Lyon

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O Lord, do Thou Thy gifts bestow

203.
Anointing and Prayer for the Sick

Words: John Lyon

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When sickness clouds the soul with grief

204.
Marriage

Words: John Lyon

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O Lord, do Thou in heaven seal

206.
Praise to God

Words: John Lyon

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To Thee, O God, we do approach

208.
Chant—True Religion

Words: John Lyon

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Let heathens worship stocks and stones

210.
Christ’s Second Coming

Words: John Lyon

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Come, come, O Jesus my Saviour

211.
Practical Religion

Words: John Lyon

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Come, let us purpose with one heart

213.
Millennial Hymn

Words: John Lyon

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Hail! bright millennial day of rest

215.
Anthem

Words: John Lyon

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217.
The Poet’s Farewell

Words: John Lyon

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Fareweel, my cattie, fareweel