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Bright things can never die

Bright things can never die

Author: Hutchinson
Published in 5 hymnals

Representative Text

1 Bright things can never die,
E'en though they fade.
Beauty and minstrelsy,
Deathless were made.
What tho' the summer day,
Passes at eve away,
Doth not the moon's soft ray,
Silver the night?

2 Kind words can never die;
Cherished and blest,
God knows how deep they lie,
Stored in the breast.
Like childhood's simple rhymes,
Said o'er a thousand times,
They in all years and climes,
Strengthen and cheer.

3 Childhood can never die;
Wrecks of the past,
Float o'er the memory,
Bright to the last.
Many a happy thing,
Shall to the spirit cling,
And on Time's healing wing,
Come evermore.

Source: The Morning Stars Sang Together: a book of religious songs for Sunday schools and the home circle #10

Author: Hutchinson

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Text Information

First Line: Bright things can never die
Author: Hutchinson
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 5 of 5)
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Hymn, Tune, and Service Book for Sunday Schools #87

School Recreations #d14

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The Morning Stars Sang Together #10

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Unity Services and Songs #10

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Year of Worship for Sunday Schools and Homes #33

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