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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)

Down the busy street come the marching feet

Down the busy street come the marching feet

Author: Priscilla Leonard
Tune: SOLDIERS OF THE RIGHT
Published in 3 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Down the busy street come the marching feet
Of the soldiers on their way,
And the music hums from their rolling drums
As they pass to meet the fray;
All the city’s pride, all the splendid tide
Of its riches and its power
Cannot hold their ear while the music clear
Calls them forth to battle’s hour.

2 Through the busy world, with their flags unfurled
March the soldiers of the Right;
Through the din of things still their music rings,
Calling onward to the fight;
Here are wealth and power, here is pleasure’s hour,
Dot the brave ranks falter? Nay!
Forward, row on row, still the warriors go;
May our great Lord speed their way!

Source: Worship and Song. (Rev. ed.) #186

Author: Priscilla Leonard

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First Line: Down the busy street come the marching feet
Author: Priscilla Leonard

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Worship and Song #d55

Worship and Song Edition B #ad55

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Worship and Song. (Rev. ed.) #186

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