Easter Dawn

Breaks the joyful Easter dawn

Author: Lucy Larcom
Published in 16 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Breaks the joyful Easter dawn,
Clearer yet and stronger;
Winter from the world has gone,
Death shall be no longer.

2 Far away good angels drive
Night and sin and sadness;
Earth awakes in smiles, alive
With her dear Lord’s gladness.

3 Roused by him from dreary hours,
Under snow-drifts chilly,—
In his hands he brings the flowers,
Brings the rose and lily.

4 Every little buried bud
Into life he raises;
Every wild flower of the wood
Chants the Dear Lord’s praises.

Source: Worship and Song. (Rev. ed.) #118

Author: Lucy Larcom

Larcom, Lucy, was born at Beverley Farm, Massachusetts, in 1826. Her Poems were published in 1864. Her hymn, "When for me the silent oar" [Death Anticipated), was published in 1868. She died in 1893. --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Breaks the joyful Easter dawn
Title: Easter Dawn
Author: Lucy Larcom
Language: English



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The Concord Hymnal for Day School, Sunday School and Home #d9

Worship and Song #d33

Worship and Song Edition B #ad33

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Worship and Song. (Rev. ed.) #118

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