Can You Tell?

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1 Little schoolmates, can you tell
Who has kept us safe and well
Through the watches of the night,
Brought us safe to see the light?

Yes, it is our God does keep
Little children while they sleep
He has kept us safe from harm,
Let us sleep so sweet and calm.

2 Can you tell who gives us food,
Clothes, and home, and parents good,
Schoolmates dear, and teachers kind,
Useful books, and active mind?

Yes, our heavenly Father's care
Gives us all we eat and wear;
All our books, and all our friends,
God, in kindness, to us sends.

3 O, then, let us thankful be
For his mercies large and free;
Every morning let us raise
Our young voices in his praise.
Worthy thou, our heavenly Lord,
To be honor'd and adored:
God of all-creating grace,
Take the everlasting praise.

Source: Linden Harp: a rare collection of popular melodies adapted to sacred and moral songs, original and selected. Illustrated. Also a manual of... #145b

Author: A. D. Maxwell

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Text Information

First Line: Little schoolmates can you tell
Title: Can You Tell?
Author: A. D. Maxwell
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 26 of 26)

American Sunday School Hymn Book. 2nd ed. #a72

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American Sunday School Hymn Book. New ed. #aa72

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Dew Drops of Sacred Song #45

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Hymn, Tune, and Service Book for Sunday Schools #214

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Hymns for First-Day Schools #82

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Hymns for First-Day Schools (Rev. and Enl.) #82

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Hymns for Sunday Schools, Youth and Children #165

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Hymns for Sunday Schools, Youth, and Children #165

Hymns, Selected and Original, for Sunday Schools of the Evangelical Lutheran Church #d242

Linden Harp #d79

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Linden Harp #145b

Maynard's Selected Sabbath School Hymns. 4th ed. #d116

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Melodies for Little People #110

Popular Hymns No. 3 #d119

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Sabbath School Bell No. 2 #151b

Sabbath School Trumpet #d51

Sunday School Hymn Book #d246

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The American Sunday-School Hymn-Book #72

The Golden Harp #d177

The Sabbath School Melodist #d45

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The Standard Sunday School Hymnal #308

The Star of the East #d104

The Sunday School Melodist #d60

The Union Harp and Revival Chorister. Rev ed. #d218

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