6894. Tread Softly

1. Be silent, be silent,
A whisper is heard,
Be silent, and listen,
O treasure each word!

Tread softly, tread softly,
The Master is here,
Tread softly, tread softly,
He bids us draw near.

2. Be silent, be silent,
For holy this place,
This altar that echoes
The message of grace. [Refrain]

3. Be silent, be silent,
Breathe humbly our prayer,
A foretaste of Eden
This moment we share. [Refrain]

4. Be silent, be silent,
His mercy record,
Be silent, be silent
And wait on the Lord. [Refrain]

Text Information
First Line: Be silent, be silent
Title: Tread Softly
Author: Frances Jane (Fanny) Crosby (1903)
Refrain First Line: Tread softly, tread softly
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain
Tune Information
Name: [Be silent, be silent]
Composer: William Howard Doane
Incipit: 55311 53555 55611
Key: B♭ Major
Copyright: Public Domain

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