These sacred hymns Christianity hath peculiar to itself, the other being songs too of praise and thanksgiving, wherewith as we serve God so the Jews likewise. Hooker, b. v.
Of old there were songs of praise and thanksgiving unto God. Neh. xii. 46.
We should acknowledge our obligations to God for the many favours we receive, by continual praises and thanksgivings. Tillotson's Sermons.