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Like the still quiet fall of the silent dew

Like the still quiet fall of the silent dew

Author: Fanny J. Crosby
Tune: [Like the still quiet fall of the silent dew of night]
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1. Like the still quiet fall of the silent dew of night
On the leaves, that are folded to rest,
Is the mercy of God when it droppeth from His throne,
Bringing balm from the fields of the blest.

Dew of mercy, dew of mercy,
Ever dropping, gently dropping from above;
Dew of mercy, how it cheers us,
Ever dropping from a Savior’s love!

2. How it cheers and revives every bud of Christian hope!
How it takes every sorrow away!
O ’tis sweeter by far than the drops of nature’s dew,
And it falleth by night and by day. [Refrain]

3. When we ask of the Lord, in our simple fervent prayer,
For His blessing at morn and at even,
Let us pray that our souls may be watered and refreshed,
By the dew of His mercy from Heaven. [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #1217

Author: Fanny J. Crosby

Pseudonymns: A.V., Mrs. A. E. Andrews, Mrs. E. A. Andrews, Mrs. E. L. Andrews, James L. Black, Henrietta E. Blair, Charles Bruce, Robert Bruce, Leah Carlton, Eleanor Craddock, Lyman G. Cuyler, D.H.W., Ella Dare, Ellen Dare, Mrs. Ellen Douglass, Lizzie Edwards. Miss Grace Elliot, Grace J. Frances, Victoria Frances, Jennie Garnett, Frank Gould, H. D. K., Frances Hope, Annie L. James, Martha J. Lankton [Langton], Grace Lindsey, Maud Marion, Sallie Martin, Wilson Meade, Alice Monteith, Martha C. Oliver, Mrs. N. D. Plume, Kate Smiley, Sallie Smith, J. L. Sterling, John Sterling, Julia Sterling, Ida Scott Taylor, Mary R. Tilden, Hope Tryaway, Carrie M. Wilson, W.H.D. Frances Jane Crosby, the daughter of John and Mercy Crosby, was born in Sout… Go to person page >

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First Line: Like the still quiet fall of the silent dew
Author: Fanny J. Crosby
Refrain First Line: Dew of mercy



The Cyber Hymnal #1217
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