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Blessed Are The Peacemakers

Blessed are the peacemakers

Author: George Cooper
Tune: [Blessed are the peacemakers]
Published in 1 hymnal

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1 Blessèd are the peacemakers,
The children of their God!
Working joy and kindliness
While here they onward plod.

Be it ours to quell each word
Of anger and of strife.

Sowing seeds of gentle will,
Amid our daily life.

Blessèd are the peacemakers,
The children of their God!
Working joy and kindliness,
While here they onward plod!
Blest are they! Blest are they!

2 Blessèd are the peacemakers,
The children of their God!
Breathing sweetest incense round,
Like daisies from the sod.

Calming every angry storm,
That rages in the soul;

Sowing seeds of gentle will,
Amid our daily life. [Refrain]

Author: George Cooper

George Cooper, poet, was born in the city of New York, May 14, 1840 son of John and Hepzibah Cooper, He was educated in the public schools of his native city, and afterwards studied law under the late Chester A. Arthur. After practicing for a short time, he renounced his profession to devote himself to the vocation to which his natural gifts inclined him. In his early years, he had developed a taste for writing, and before his sixteenth year had begun to contribute acceptable verses to several leading magazines. Encouraged by the success that met his early productions, he wrote constantly, and became a regular contributor to such periodicals as “The Independent,” “Harpers’ Young People,” and “Harper’s Magazine,” “Atlantic… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Blessed are the peacemakers
Title: Blessed Are The Peacemakers
Author: George Cooper
Source: The Chaplet of Original Hymns and Songs (Boston: G. D. Russell, 1873)
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain


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