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Anthem for the Use of the Magdalen Chapel.
Loud the grateful tribute pay ;
Royal CHARLOTTE claims the lay. Britain's Queen, as good as great,
Who delights to save and bless ; Hail the sacred honourd name ! Hail our Royal Patroness!
1. Though exalted on a Throne,
Her superior merit's due Those beneath, with pity's eye
Scorns she not benign to view : Reaches forth her scepter'd hand,
Aid and mercy to bestow;
Wand'ring finners now no'more ;
On this hospitable shore ! Parents, lov'd, and reconcil'd,
With your daughters, found and blest,
Deigns our sorrows to relieve :
-But how godlike to forgive !-Royal CHARLOTTE, mercy's boast,
Deigns to pardon, deigns to bless ; Pointing to our raptur'd view Parents, heav'n and happiness!
IV. Othou everlasting God !
Hear the truly grateful strain : Penitent and contrite souls
Ne'er with thee can sue in vain.
Hear! and every gift impart
Mortals most supremely prize,
GEORGE, the well-belov'd and good ;
All his wishes be bestow'd ! Then his people will be blest ;
All, with us, shall join the strain : This, and works of equal praise Shall immortalize his reign :
VI. Full of honours, full of days,
Happy in their people's love, Late, from giving joys below,
Bear them both to joys above !
Till the Sun shall cease to shine,
Loud the grateful tribute pay; Britain's King demands the song,
Royal CHARLOTTE claims the lay.
Who delight to save and bless:
FULL CHORU S.
IA Gal.) Men on earth and faints above,
Verses by a MAGDALEN.
OME, fifter Magdalens, your voices raise,
And join with me, to sound our patrons praise :
may with glory and with joy be crown'd; While to the Lord eternal thanks are giv'n, From death who rescu'd us, and rais'd to heav'n.
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Rules and REGULATIONS
MAGDALEN - HOUSE.
Of the GOVERNMENT.
HE President, four Vice-Presidents, Trea
furer, and Committee of twenty-one, are annually chosen ; and five of the committee go out yearly. 2. All the officers are chosen annually.
Of the TREASURER. 1. He receives all benefactions; keeps an ac
count of all receipts and payments; and accounts at the four quarterly general courts,
or oftener, if required. 2. The surplus money remaining in his hands
at any of the said courts, more than sufficient to defray the current expences, he is to lay out in such government securities, as the ma