Pass It On

Has a kindly thought been yours

Author: George P. Hott
Tune: [Has a kindly thought been yours]
Published in 1 hymnal

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1 Has a kindly tho’t been yours,
Pass it on;
Others joy thro’ it secures,
Pass it on;
Many hearts in loneliness,
Long for sympathy’s caress,
Hearts that kindly tho’ts may bless,
Pass it on.

Pass it on, this kindly thought,
Pass it on to other hearts;
Other sorrows it may feel,
Other wounded hearts may heal.

2 Have you had a loving word,
Pass it on;
‘Twas but spoken for your good,
Pass it on;
Other sorrows it may feel,
Other wounded hearts may heal,
Other vows to Christ reveal,
Pass it on. [Refrain]

3 If you have a kindness shown,
Pass it on;
‘Twas not giv’n for you alone,
Pass it on;
Let it travel down the years,
Let it wipe another’s tears,
Till in heaven the deed appears,
Pass it on. [Refrain]

Source: Crowning Day No. 4 #132

Author: George P. Hott

20th Century Hott, a minister in the United Brethren Church, was Principal of Shenandoah Collegiate Institute (now Shenandoah University), Winchester, Virginia (1887-96). His works include: Christ the Teacher (Dayton, Ohio: United Brethren Publishing House, 1900)… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Has a kindly thought been yours
Title: Pass It On
Author: George P. Hott
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Pass it on, this kindly thought
Publication Date: 1900
Copyright: This text in in the public domain in the United States because it was published before 1923.


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Crowning Day No. 4 #132

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