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Excerpt from Eton Fables[Hymn written for Founders Day 1921, being the 500th anniversary of the birth of King Henry Vlth.] [Tune, Darwalls 148th.Ye holy saints of yore,Who wore an earthly crown,And now, Gods throne before,Have cast yourMoreExcerpt from Eton Fables[Hymn written for Founders Day 1921, being the 500th anniversary of the birth of King Henry Vlth.] [Tune, Darwalls 148th.Ye holy saints of yore,Who wore an earthly crown,And now, Gods throne before,Have cast your glories down,Teach us to singAs best we mayOn this his day,Our Founder King!Ye humble men of heart,Who lived to praise your Lord,And bear to-day your partIn Heavens all-blest accord,His praise acclaim,Whose deeds have brought,By him unsought,A deathless fame!Ye mourners, who on highLift up your joyful head,Your tears for ever dry,Your sorrows comforted,Praise him who trodThrough grief and painThat pathway plainThat leads to God!But chiefest, Thou, his Lord,His praise attentive hear,Who strove to keep Thy wordAnd share Thy sufferings here:For all he willedBe glory Thine,His great designIn Thee fulfilled!About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.comThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully- any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.