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I have made Thee my refuge, my terror and trembling,
  And when straitly besieged I have made Thee my tower,
When to left and to right I have sought for a helper,
  I could look for dear life to no aid but Thy power.
More than all earthly treasure I have made Thee my portion,
  Through all cares the delight and desire of my days,
In the flood of Thy love I have rapture eternal
  And prayer is but an occasion for praise.

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