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What though my joys and comfort die?
The Lord my savior liveth.
What though the darkness gather round?
Songs in the night he giveth.

(My Life Flows On In Endless Song)

Come, when the leaves are greenest

Come, when the leaves are greenest

Author: Lewis G. Pray
Published in 6 hymnals

Author: Lewis G. Pray

Pray, Lewis Glover, was born at Quincy, Massachusetts, Aug. 15, 1793. Removing to Boston in 1808, he entered into business there in 1815, and retired therefrom in 1838. He was for some time a member of the City Government of Boston, of the Board of Education, and of the State Legislature. From an early date lie was associated with Sunday schools, and was for 34 years superintendent of the Sunday School of the Twelfth Congregational Society, Boston. In 1833 he published a Sunday School Hymn Book, the first with music ever compiled for American Unitarian Sunday schools. This was enlarged in 1844 as the Sunday School Hymn and Service Book. He also published a History of Sunday Schools, 1847; a Christian Catechism, 1849; and other works. His… Go to person page >

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First Line: Come, when the leaves are greenest
Author: Lewis G. Pray

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Hymns for Children and Young Persons #d88

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Hymns for Schools #382

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Singers and Songs of the Liberal Faith #81

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The Boston Sunday School Hymn Book #175

The Sunday School Choir and Superintendent's Assistant #d26

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The Sunday School Singing Book #76

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