George Herbert

(3 April 1593 – 1 March 1633 / Montgomery, Wales)

Antiphon (I) - Poem by George Herbert

Chorus: Let all the world in ev'ry corner sing
'My God and King.'

Verse: The heav'ns are not too high,
His praise may thither fly:
The earth is not too low,
His praises there may grow.

Chorus: Let all the world in ev'ry corner sing,
'My God and King.'

Verse: The church with psalms must shout
No door can keep them out:
But above all, the heart
Must bear the longest part.

Chorus: Let all the world in ev'ry corner sing,
'My God and King.'


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Poem Submitted: Thursday, November 27, 2003



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