O God, who died our death deserved
to purchase for us perfect peace.
speak now to those Thou hast preserved
the word to make our warrings cease.
Our hatred, envy, fear lay in
the tomb, that buried we may rise
from Hell, to let Thy love begin
to point us where the world cries.
-- Mahlon H. Smith
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Mahlon H Smith
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