ODEMUSIC - "Sweet home."
Farewell, till again we shall welcome the time
And when our last parting on earth shall draw nigh,
INSTALLATION ODEMUSIC - "Rule Britannia."
When earth's foundation first was laid,
Hail! mysterious, Hail, glorious Masonry!
In vain mankind for shelter sought,
Illustrious hence we date our Art,
Nor we less fam'd for every tie,
Our actions still by Virtue blest,
ON CONSECRATION OF A LODGEMusic - "God save the King."
Hail, Masonry divine!
Great fabrics still arise,
Hiram, the architect,
(+ = Chorus 3 times)
DEDICATION OF MASONIC HALLSMUSIC - Old Hundred, L. M.
Great Architect of Heaven and earth,
Lord, can'st thou deign to own and bless
'T was reared in honor of thy name.
Here may our precepts' powerful truth,
Let life divine here seize the dead;
Lord, here the wants of all supply,
ODE AT LAYING A CORNER STONEAIR - Creation.
Deep in the quarries of the stone,
Within this stone there lies conceal'd
ROYAL ARCH SONGMUSIC - "Safely through another week."
Joy! the sacred Law is found,
Joy! the secret vault is found;
This shall be the sacred mark,
ROYAL ARCH CLOSING.MUSIC - Shirland.
Companions we have met,
Thro' this and every night,
As, when the weary trav'ler gains
So, when the Christian pilgrim views
The hope of heaven his spirit cheers;
O Lord, on thee our hopes we stay,
THE MASON'S ADIEUWords by BURNS. AIR - Bonny Doon.
ADIEU, a heart warm, fond adieu,
Oft have I met your social band,
And by that hieroglyphic bright,
May freedom, harmony and love,
And you, farewell, whose merits claim
And you, kind-hearted sisters, fair,