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Day Of Life

Day of Life, all sorrows ending

Tune: [Sailor, though the darkness gathers] (Bliss)
Published in 1 hymnal

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Day of Life, all sorrows ending,
Day when death itself will die,
All the veil of darkness rending
On the mountain, on the sky:
Travailed for in all creation
Light shall now no more delay,
Crowning prayer with swift salvation,
Wiping every tear away.

2 O what blissful joy’s endearing,
Hearts so weary and so sore,
Those who loved His first appearing
Now to see and love Him more!
O what rapture, O what pleasure,
Now no worldly joys to love;
O what sorrow, now no treasure
There to find amassed above!

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #10766

Text Information

First Line: Day of Life, all sorrows ending
Title: Day Of Life
Meter: 8.7.8.7 D
Source: Author unknown, 12th Century
Copyright: Public Domain

Media

The Cyber Hymnal #10766
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)

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The Cyber Hymnal #10766

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