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Father, the watches of the night are o'er

Father, the watches of the night are o'er

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Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Father, the watches of the night are o'er;
To light and life the soul has risen once more;
Blessed be Thou, who, through the helpless hours,
Hast kept in deepest peace her slumbering powers.

2 Father, the watches of the day are here;
More than from those of night have we to fear;
By rude cares troubled, by temptations pressed,
Through the day watches, Father, give us rest!

Amen.

Source: The Hymnbook #530

Text Information

First Line: Father, the watches of the night are o'er
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

Tune

LANGRAN

LANGRAN (also known as ST. AGNES) was composed by James Langran (b. London, England, 1835; d. London, 1909) and first published by Novello in a pamplet in 1861 as a setting for the hymn text "Abide with Me." Several other texts have also been set to the tune, which is one of Langran's best. Sing it…

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BATTLE


SKARA (Sewall)


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Media

The Cyber Hymnal #1653
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Instances

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The Cyber Hymnal #1653

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