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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)

Nature's lullaby

Evening shades around us gather

Author: Jennie Garnett
Tune: [Evening shades around us gather]
Published in 4 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Evening shades around us gather,
Fades the light in yonder sky,
Soft and low the voice of nature
Sings again her lullaby.

Lullaby, lullaby,
Soft and low the voice of nature
Sings again her lullaby,
Soft and low the voice of nature
Sings again her lullaby,

2 See the lily on her bosom
Gently close its languid eye,
Now the birds their wings are folding
While she sings her lullaby. [Refrain]

3 Father, hear Thy weary children,
To Thy bosom may we fly,
Ah, thy tender love can soothe us
With a sweeter lullaby. [Refrain]

4 Underneath Thy wings protect us;
Guard, oh, guard us from the sky;
Thou hast taught the voice of nature
How to sing her lullaby. [Refrain]

Source: Uplifted Voices: a 20th century hymn book for sunday-schools and devotional meetings #124

Author: Jennie Garnett

Fanny Crosby's Pseudonym. See Crosby, Fanny, 1820-1915 Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Evening shades around us gather
Title: Nature's lullaby
Author: Jennie Garnett
Refrain First Line: Lullaby, lullaby, soft and low



Instances (1 - 4 of 4)
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Melodious Sonnets #94

Our Sabbath Home Praise Book #d28

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Temple Trio #276

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Uplifted Voices #124

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