10932. Labor's Strong And Merry Children

1 Labor’s strong and merry children
Comrades of the rising sun;
Let us sing some songs together,
Now our toil is done.

2 No desponding, no repining,
Leisure must by toil be sought;
Never yet was good accomplished
Without toil or thought.

3 Even God’s all holy labor
Framed the sky, the stars, the sun,
Built our earth on deep foundations,
And the world was won.

Text Information
First Line: Labor’s strong and merry children
Title: Labor's Strong And Merry Children
Author: Bryan W. Procter, 1787-1874
Meter: 87.85
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain
Notes: Some hymnals give the author as Barry Cornwall, Procter's pseudonym
Tune Information
Composer: Duncan Clive MacKenzie Hume (1889)
Meter: 87.85
Key: F Major
Copyright: Public Domain

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