This is the day of light:

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    Verse 1
    This is the day of light:
    Let there be light today;
    O Day-spring, rise upon our night,
    And chase its gloom away.

    Verse 2
    This is the day of rest:
    Our failing strength renew;
    On weary brain and troubled breast
    Shed Thou Thy freshening dew.

    Verse 3
    This is the day of peace:
    Thy peace our spirits fill;
    Bid Thou the blasts of discord cease,
    The waves of strife be still.

    Verse 4
    This is the day of prayer:
    Let earth to heaven draw near;
    Lift up our hearts to seek Thee there,
    Come down to meet us here.

    Verse 5
    This is the first of days;
    Send forth Thy quick'ning breath,
    And wake dead souls to love and praise,
    O Vanquisher of death!