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Along the River of Time

Along the river of time we glide

Author: George F. Root
Tune: [Along the river of time we glide]
Published in 14 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Author: George F. Root

Root, George F., MUS. DOC, born in Sheffield, Berkshire County, Mass., Aug. 30, 1820. He is much more widely known as a composer of popular music than as a hymn writer. Four of his hymns are in I. D. Sankey's Sacred Songs & Solos, 1878. Nos. 16, 100, 293, and 297. A sympathetic biographical sketch, with portrait, is in The Tonic Sol-Fa Reporter, Sep. 1886. He died Aug. 6, 1895. --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Along the river of time we glide
Title: Along the River of Time
Author: George F. Root
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Floating, floating, out on the sea of eternity
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 14 of 14)

Alexander's Male Choir #d2

Cross and Crown Hymnal, 3rd ed. #d13

Gospel Hymns No. 4 #d5

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Gospel Hymns Nos. 1 to 6 #264

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Hymns of Blessing for the Living Church #120

Kingdom Songs #d10

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Kingdom Songs #14

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Living Hymns #120

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On Joyful Wing #120

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Pentecostal Hymns Nos. 5 and 6 Combined #161

Pure Delight #d1

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Songs of Joy and Gladness #264

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Temple Trio #120

The Glorious Cause #d4

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