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Hymns for First-Day Schools

Publisher: Friends' Scripture School Association, New York, 1863
Denomination: Friends hymnals (general)
Language: English
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101Oh what can little hands doPage Scan
102When I look up to yonder skyPage Scan
103Thou shalt have no more gods but MePage Scan
104Let love through all my actions runPage Scan
105Great God and wilt Thou condescendPage Scan
106Into her chamber wentPage Scan
107A giddy lamb one afternoonPage Scan
108He caused the deaf His voice to hearPage Scan
109I knew a sickly little childPage Scan
110'Tis sweet to work for JesusPage Scan
111"Will you come with me, my pretty one?"Page Scan
112We were crowded in the cabinPage Scan
113Have pity on them! for their lifePage Scan
114The curling waves with awful roarPage Scan
115In the tempest of life, when the wave and galePage Scan
116Thy neighbor? It is he whom thouPage Scan
117Deal gently with the erring onePage Scan
118Speak gently, it is better farPage Scan
119Be kind to each otherPage Scan
120A poor way-faring man of griefPage Scan
121In the silent midnight watchesPage Scan
122In Genesis the world was madePage Scan
123I hear thee speak of the better landPage Scan
124Suppose the little cowslipPage Scan
125Never stand in idlenessPage Scan
126'Tis not in temples made with handsPage Scan
127I was a wandering sheepPage Scan
128Why this longing, thus forever sighingPage Scan
129Though glorious, O God, must Thy temple have beenPage Scan
130There's not a tint that paints the rosePage Scan
131One sweet flower has drooped and fadedPage Scan
132Behold a Stranger at the door!Page Scan
133Kind words can never diePage Scan
134Let us love one another. Not long may we stayPage Scan
135O turn that little foot asidePage Scan
136Oh stay not thy hands when the winter winds rudePage Scan
137Beyond this life of hopes and fearsPage Scan
138I saw a little blade of grassPage Scan
139Hark! ye neighbors, and hear me tellPage Scan
140Now I lay me down to sleepPage Scan
141Lord, dismiss us with thy blessingPage Scan
142In thy great name, O Lord, we comePage Scan
143Once more before we partPage Scan
144All hail the power of Jesus' namePage Scan
145Praise God, from whom all blessings flow!Page Scan

[This hymnal has not been proofed - data may be incomplete or incorrect]
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