Tune: Howd, 1800
Lyrics: Isaac Watts
Meter: Long Meter Double (8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8)
Where nothing dwelt but beasts of prey,
Or men as fierce and wild as they,
He bids th’ oppressed and poor repair,
And build them towns and cities there.
They sow the fields, and trees they plant,
Whose yearly fruit supplies their want
Their race grows up from fruitful stocks,
Their wealth increases with their flocks.