1034. I have read of a world of beauty

1 I have read of a world of beauty,
Where there is no gloomy night,
Where love is the mainspring of duty,
And God the foundation of light.
Chorus.--And I long to be there, I long to be there,
I long, I long, I long to be there.

2 I have read of its flowing river
That bursts from beneath the throne,
And the beautiful trees that ever
Are found on its banks alone.
Chorus.--And I long to be there, &c.

3 I long to rise to that world of light,
And to breathe its balmy air;
I long to walk with the Lamb in white,
And to shout with the angels there.
Chorus.--And I long to be there, &c.

Text Information
First Line: I have read of a world of beauty
Author: Anon.
Refrain First Line: And I long to be there, I long to be there
Meter: P. M.
Publication Date: 1873
Topic: Spiritual Songs; I Long to be There
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