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The Indian Advocate
Our Lady of the May.
O Flower of flowers, our Lnrly of the May,
Thou gavest us the world's one Light of Light;
Under the stars, amid the snows he lay;
While Angels through the Galilean night
Sang glory and sang peace;
Nor doth their singing cease,
For thou their Queen, and he their King sit crowned
Above the stars, above the bitter snows;
They chaunt to thee the Lily, him the Rose,
With white Saints kneeling round
Gone is cold night; thine now are spring and day
O Flower of flowers our Lady of the May.
O Flower of Flowers our Lady of the May
Thou gavest us the blessed Christmas mirth;
And now not snows, but blossoms light thy way;
We give thee the fresh flower-time of the earth
These early flowers we bring '
Are Angels cf the Spring.
O Flower of flowers, our Lady of the May,
Ureathc from God's garden of eternal flowers
niessings, when we thy children pray
Let thy soul's grace steal gently over ours.
Send on us dew and rain,
That we may bloom again,
Nor wither in dry and parching dust,
Lift up our hearts, till with adoring eyes,
O Morning Star, wi hail thee in the skies
Star of our hope and trust
Sweet Star, sweet Flower, there bid thy beauty stay;
O Flower of flowers, our Lady of May.