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The Quilting Party

In the sky the bright stars glittered

Author: J. Fletcher
Tune: [In the sky the bright stars glittered]
Published in 4 hymnals

Representative Text

1 In the sky the bright stars glittered,
On the bank the pale moon shone;
And 'twas from Aunt Dinah's quilting party,
I was seeing Nellie home.

Refrain:
I was seeing Nellie home,
I was seeing Nellie home;
And 'twas from Aunt Dinah's quilting party,
I was seeing Nellie home.

2 On my arm a soft hand rested,
Rested light as ocean foam;
And 'twas from Aunt Dinah's quilting party,
I was seeing Nellie home. [Refrain]

3 On my lips a whisper trembled,
Trembled till it dared to come;
And 'twas from Aunt Dinah's quilting party,
I was seeing Nellie home. [Refrain]

4 On my life new hopes were dawning,
And those hopes have liv'd and grown;
And 'twas from Aunt Dinah's quilting party,
I was seeing Nellie home. [Refrain]

Source: Seth Parker's Hymnal #207

Author: J. Fletcher

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Text Information

First Line: In the sky the bright stars glittered
Title: The Quilting Party
Author: J. Fletcher
Refrain First Line: I was seeing Nellie home
Copyright: Public Domain

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Seth Parker's Hymnal #207

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Songs of Service. Rev. ed. #a127

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Songs of Service #127

The Service Song Book #d67

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