All Creatures of Our God and King

Author: St. Francis of Assisi; William H. Draper (adapter)

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1. All creatures of our God and King,
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1. All creatures of our God and King,
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Lift up your voice and with us sing,
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Lift up your voice and with us sing,
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Alleluia! Alleluia!
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Alleluia! Alleluia!
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Thou burning sun with golden beam,
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Thou burning sun with golden beam,
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Thou silver moon with softer gleam,
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Thou silver moon with softer gleam,
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Alleluia! Alleluia!
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Alleluia! Alleluia!
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[Chorus]
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[Chorus]
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Alleluia! O praise him! Alleluia!
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Alleluia! Oh, praise Him! Alleluia!
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2. Thou rushing wind that art so strong,
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2. Thou rushing wind that art so strong,
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Ye clouds that sail in heav’n along,
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Ye clouds that sail in heav’n along,
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Alleluia! Alleluia!
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Alleluia! Alleluia!
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Thou rising morn, in praise rejoice,
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Thou rising morn, in praise rejoice;
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Ye light of evening find a voice,
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Ye light of evening, find a voice,
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Alleluia! Alleluia!
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Alleluia! Alleluia!
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3. Thou flowing water, pure and clear,
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3. Thou flowing water, pure and clear,
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Make music for your Lord to hear;
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Make music for thy Lord to hear,
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Alleluia! Alleluia!
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Alleluia! Alleluia!
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Thou fire so masterful and bright,
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Thou fire so masterful and bright,
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That gives man both warmth and light,
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That gives to man both warmth and light,
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Alleluia! Alleluia!
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Alleluia! Alleluia!
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4. Dear Mother Earth, who day by day
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4. Dear Mother Earth, who day by day
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Unfoldest blessings on our way,
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Unfoldest blessings on our way,
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Alleluia! Alleluia!
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Alleluia! Alleluia!
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The flow’rs and fruit that in thee grow,
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The flow’rs and fruits that in thee grow,
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Let them his glory also show,
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Let them his glory also show,
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Alleluia! Alleluia!
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Alleluia! Alleluia!
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The text of this song is in public domain (originally published before 1927).