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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)

How sweet the evening shadows fall

How sweet the evening shadows fall

Author: Samuel Francis Smith
Published in 6 hymnals

Author: Samuel Francis Smith

Smith, Samuel Francis, D.D., was born in Boston, U.S.A., Oct. 21, 1808, and graduated in arts at Harvard, and in theology at Andover. He entered the Baptist ministry in 1832, and became the same year editor of the Baptist Missionary Magazine. He also contributed to the Encyclopaedia Americana. From 1834 to 1842 he was pastor at Waterville, Maine, and Professor of Modern Languages in Waterville College. In 1842 he removed to Newton, Massachusetts, where he remained until 1854, when he became the editor of the publications of the Baptist Missionary Union. With Baron Stow he prepared the Baptist collection known as The Psalmist, published in 1843, to which he contributed several hymns. The Psalmist is the most creditable and influential of… Go to person page >

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First Line: How sweet the evening shadows fall
Author: Samuel Francis Smith

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Songs for Social and Public Worship #476

Songs for Social and Public Worship. Rev. ed. #d166

The Choralist #d138

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The Congregational Hymn Book #643

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The New Congregational Hymn and Tune Book, for Public, Social and Private Worship #325

The Vestry Hymn Book #d191

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