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What though my joys and comfort die?
The Lord my savior liveth.
What though the darkness gather round?
Songs in the night he giveth.

(My Life Flows On In Endless Song)

Hier schmieg' ich mich, o Weisheitsquell

Hier schmieg' ich mich, o Weisheitsquell

Author: Gottfried Arnold
Published in 2 hymnals

Author: Gottfried Arnold

Arnold, Gottfried, son of Gottfried Arnold, sixth master of the Town School of Annaberg in the Saxon Harz, born at Annaberg Sept. 5, 1666. His life was varied and eventful, and although much of it had little to do with hymnody from an English point of view, yet his position in German Hymnology is such as to necessitate an extended notice, which, through pressure of space, must be (typographically) compressed. After passing through the Town School and the Gymnasium at Gera, he matriculated in 1685 at the University of Wittenberg—where he found the strictest Lutheran orthodoxy in doctrine combined with the loosest of living. Preserved by his enthusiasm for study from the grosser vices of his fellows, turning to contemplate the lives of t… Go to person page >

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First Line: Hier schmieg' ich mich, o Weisheitsquell
Author: Gottfried Arnold
Language: German
Copyright: Public Domain

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Davidisches Psalter-Spiel der Kinder Zions #d364

Zionitischer Weyrauchs Huegel; oder, Weyrrhen Berg #d198

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