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I've read of a world of beauty

I've read of a world of beauty

Tune: [I've read of a world of beauty]
Published in 16 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 I’ve read of a world of beauty
Where there is no gloomy night,
While love is the mainspring of duty,
And God is the fountain of light.

Refrain:
I long, I long, I long to be there;
I long, I long, I long to be there.

2 I’ve read of its flowing river,
That bursts from beneath the throne,
And beautiful trees that ever
Are found on its banks alone. [Refrain]

3 I long for that world of light,
To breathe in its balmy air,
To walk with the Lamb in white,
And sing with the angels there. [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #7864

Text Information

First Line: I've read of a world of beauty

Timeline

Media

The Cyber Hymnal #7864
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)

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Include 15 pre-1979 instances



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