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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)

My Old Cottage Home

I am thinking tonight of my old cottage home

Author: R. A. Glenn
Published in 8 hymnals

Representative Text

1 I am thinking tonight of my old cottage home,
That stands on the brow of the hill,
Where in life's early morning I once loved to roam,
But now all is quiet and still!

Chorus:
O my old cottage home,
Standing down by the hill,
Where in life's early morning I once loved to roam,
But now all is quite and still!

2 Many years have gone by since in pray'r there I knelt,
With dear ones around the old hearth;
But my mother's sweet prayers in my heart still are felt,
I'll treasure them up while on earth! [Chorus]

3 One by one they have gone from the old cottage home,
On earth I shall see them no more;
But with them I shall meet round the beautiful throne,
Where partings will come never more. [Chorus]

Source: New Sacred Quartettes for Male, Female and Mixed Voices #54

Author: R. A. Glenn

Late 19th Century Glenn’s works include: New Melodies of Praise, with Aldine Kieffer (Singers Glen, Virginia: Ruebush, Kieffer & Company, 1877) The Song Victor for the Sunday School and Public School Use (Cincinnati, Ohio: F. W. Helmick, 1878) Purest Pearls, with G. Holmes & A. D. Kennedy (Cleveland, Ohio: J. H. Leslie, 1881) Joy and Praise for Sunday Schools, with Daniel Crist (Cincinnati, Ohio: H. L. Benham & Company, 1886) --www.hymntime.com/tch/  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: I am thinking tonight of my old cottage home
Title: My Old Cottage Home
Author: R. A. Glenn
Language: English
Refrain First Line: O, my old cottage home
Publication Date: 1883
Copyright: Public domain

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 8 of 8)

Gems of Gladness #d12

Gems of Gladness for Sabbath School and Praise Meetings #d12

Gospel Quartets #d48

Greatest and Lasting Hymns #d96

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New Sacred Quartettes for Male, Female and Mixed Voices #54

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Perfect Praise #92

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The Song Victor for the Sunday School and Public School Use #42

The Temperance Hymnal No. 1 #d10

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