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Gone, gone, gone from our home

Gone, gone, gone from our home

Author: Horatius R. Palmer
Tune: [Gone, gone, gone from our home]
Published in 13 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Gone, gone, gone from our home,
God hath recalled thee
In thy youthful bloom.
Death’s icy fingers
Rest upon thee now;
Our fond gaze lingers
On thy pallid brow.

2 Gone, gone, gone to thy tomb;
But ‘tis not cheerless,
Hope dispels its gloom,
While we are weeping
O’er the hallow’d ground,
Thou art but sleeping
Till the trump shall sown.

3 Gone, gone, gone to the blest;
Earth had its pleasures,
But ‘twas not thy rest;
Sin and temptation
Were thy sorrow here,
Then full salvation
Is thy portion there.

Source: Glad Tidings in Song #289

Author: Horatius R. Palmer

Palmer, Horatio Richmond, MUS. DOC, was born April 26, 1834. He is the author of several works on the theory of music; and the editor of some musical editions of hymnbooks. To the latter he contributed numerous tunes, some of which have attained to great popularity, and 5 of which are in I. D. Sankey's Sacred Songs and Solos, London, 1881. His publications include Songs of Love for the Bible School; and Book of Anthems, the combined sale of which has exceeded one million copies. As a hymnwriter he is known by his "Yield not to temptation," which was written in 1868, and published in the National Sunday School Teachers' Magazine, from which it passed, with music by the author, into his Songs of Love, &c, 1874, and other collections. In A… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Gone, gone, gone from our home
Author: Horatius R. Palmer
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 13 of 13)

Crowning Theme; Nos. 1 and 2 combined #d35

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Garnered Gems of Sunday School Song #149

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Glad Tidings in Song #289

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Hymns of Blessing for the Living Church #300

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Life and Service Hymns #300

Love and Praise #d45

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Minnetonka Songs #35

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Palmer's Sabbath School Songs #63a

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Sacred Hymns and Tunes #389

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The Message in Song #162

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The Palm of Victory #55

The Sabbath Hour #d28

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Welcome Tidings #51

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