222. To-day is added to our time

To-day is added to our time,
Yet while we sing, it glides away;
How soon shall we be past our prime;
For where, alas! is yesterday?

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Gone--gone into eternity:
There, every day in turn appears;
Tomorrow--O 'twill never be,
If we should live a thousand years!

Our time is all to-day, to-day,
The same, though changed;--and while it flies,
With still small voice the moments say--
"To-day, to-day, be wise, be wise!"

Then wisdom from above impart,
Lord God! send forth Thy light and truth,
To guide our feet, inform our heart,
And make us Christians from our youth.

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First Line: To-day is added to our time
Title: To-day is added to our time
Author: James Montgomery
Meter: 8.8.8.8
Language: English
Publication Date: 1854
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