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Gone Home

Gone from our home forever

Author: Helen Smith Arnold
Tune: [Gone from our home forever]
Published in 3 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Gone from our home forever,
The darling of our band,
Crossed o’er the mystic river
Into the Summer-Land.

Chorus:
Gone from our home,
The darling of our band,
Crossed o’er the mystic river,
Into the Summer-Lan d.

2 Gone from a world of sadness,
Gone from a bed of pain,
Into eternal gladness,
never to weep again. [Chorus]

3 Gone where no storms of sorrow
Sweet o’er her troubled breast,
Gone from a dark tomorrow
To everlasting rest. [Chorus]

4 We weep, our hearts are breaking;
We smile, and kiss the rod;
We know her spirit’s waking
In the paradise of God. [Chorus]


Source: Light and Life Songs: adapted especially to sunday schools, prayer meetings and other social services #183

Author: Helen Smith Arnold

Helen Smith Arnold USA 1849-1873, She wrote several hymn lyrics, one in the Free Methodist hymnal (1951), John Perry  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Gone from our home forever
Title: Gone Home
Author: Helen Smith Arnold
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Gone from our home
Copyright: Public Domain

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Instances

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Free Methodist Hymnal #592

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Light and Life Songs #183

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The Wesleyan Methodist Hymnal #592

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