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76. While the days are going by

1 There are lonely hearts to cherish,
While the days are going by;
There are weary souls who perish
While the days are going by.
If a smile we can renew,
As our journey we pursue,
Oh, the good that we might do,
While the days are going by.

Chorus:
While going by, While going by,
Oh, the good we may be doing,
While the days are going by.

2 There's no time for idle scorning,
While the days are going by;
Let our face be like the morning,
While the days are going by.
Oh, the world is full of sighs,
Full of sad and weeping eyes;
Help your fallen brother rise,
While the days are going by.
[Chorus]

3 All the loving links that bind us,
While the days are going by,
One by one we leave behind us,
While the days are going by.
But the seeds of good we sow
Both in shade and shine will grow,
And will keep our hearts aglow,
While the days are going by.
[Chorus]

Text Information
First Line: There are lonely hearts to cherish
Title: While the days are going by
Publication Date: 1884
Refrain First Line: While going by, While going by
Notes: Tune in "The Ark of Praise," No. 21.
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