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How little of ourselves we know

How little of ourselves we know

Author: Lord Morpeth
Published in 5 hymnals

Full Text

How little of ourselves we know,
Before a grief the heart has felt!
The lessons that we learn of woe
Make strong the soul, as well as melt.

The energies too stern for mirth,
The reach of thought, the strength of will,
’Mid cloud and tempest have their birth,
Though blight and blast their course fulfil.

And yet ’tis when it mourns and fears,
The laden spirit feels forgiven;
And through the mist of falling tears
We catch the clearest glimpse of heaven.

Source: A Book of Hymns for Public and Private Devotion (15th ed.) #325

Author: Lord Morpeth

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First Line: How little of ourselves we know
Author: Lord Morpeth



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A Book of Hymns for Public and Private Devotion (15th ed.) #325Text
A Book of Hymns for Public and Private Devotion. (10th ed.) #325Page Scan
Hymn Book for Christian Worship #605Page Scan
Hymns of the Spirit #588Page Scan
The Psalms of Life: A Compilation of Psalms, Hymns, Chants, Anthems, &c. Embodying the Spiritual, Progressive and Reformatory Sentiment of the Present Age #376Page Scan