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The evening bell

Hark, the pealing, softly stealing

Tune: FUNERAL BELL
Published in 11 hymnals

Representative Text

1 Hark, the pealing,
Softly stealing
Evening bell!
Sweetly echoed,
Sweetly echoed
Down the dell.

2 Day is sleeping,
Flowers are weeping
Tears of dew;
Stars are peeping,
Stars are peeping,
Ever true.

3 Happy hour,
May thy power
Fill my breast;
Each wild passion,
Each wild passion
Soothe to rest.

Source: Linden Harp: a rare collection of popular melodies adapted to sacred and moral songs, original and selected. Illustrated. Also a manual of... #59b

Text Information

First Line: Hark, the pealing, softly stealing
Title: The evening bell
Copyright: Public Domain

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 11 of 11)

Linden Harp #d33

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Linden Harp #59b

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New Melodies of Praise #17

School-room Songs #d10

Song-book of the School Room #d31

Songs for the School Room #d42

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The American School Hymn Book. (New ed.) #CXXXIII[CXXIII]

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The American Vocalist #262b

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The Assembly Hymn and Song Collection #209

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The Most Popular Hymns #45

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