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Beautiful Lilies

Beautiful lilies white as the snow

Author: Alice J. Cleator
Tune: [Beautiful lilies]
Published in 2 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 Beautiful lilies,
White as the snow,
Speak to us softly
Of long ago;
Telling of Jesus,
Who from the grave
Rose all victorious,
Mighty to save.

Refrain:
Beautiful lilies,
White as the snow,
Speak to us softly
Of long ago;
Beautiful lilies,
Beautiful lilies,
Speak to us softly
Of long ago.

2 Lilies of Easter,
Blossoms of spring,
Wake from their slumber
Gladness to bring.
O they are ever
Heaven’s bright sign
Of life beyond us,
Endless, divine. [Refrain]

3 E’en as our Father
From winter’s night
Waketh the lilies
To summer’s light,
So His dear children
His love will keep,
Waking them softly
From death’s long sleep. [Refrain]

Source: The Service of Praise #180

Author: Alice J. Cleator

Alice Jean Cleator, 1871-1926 Born: Cir­ca 1871, An­dre­as, Isle of Man, Eng­land. Died: Cir­ca April 27, 1926, Cleve­land, Ohio. Cleator’s family ev­i­dent­ly em­igrat­ed to Amer­i­ca in the 1870’s. She was liv­ing in Clar­idon, Ohio, in 1880, & Geau­ga Coun­ty, Ohio, in 1900, 1910, & 1920. She taught school in New York Ci­ty, re­tir­ing some time be­fore 1915. --hymntime.com/tch/ Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Beautiful lilies white as the snow
Title: Beautiful Lilies
Author: Alice J. Cleator
Refrain First Line: Beautiful lilies
Publication Date: 1900
Copyright: This text in in the public domain in the United States because it was published before 1923.

Media

The Cyber Hymnal #9425
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)

Instances

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