We Shall Meet Again

Long ago many left us for that land of glory

Author: William Edie Marks
Tune: [Long ago many left us for that land of glory]
Published in 3 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Long ago many left us for that land of glory,
And our hearts with sorrow did o’erflow;
But we know we shall meet them by the crystal river
When around us tempests cease to blow.

We shall meet one another up in heaven,
We shall meet one another up in heaven;
When the cares of life are o’er
We shall meet to part no more;
We shall meet one another up in heaven.

2 Earthly ties may be broken—friend from friend may sever,
At the brink of death’s relentless sea;
But in heav’n, by and by, with them we’ll by united,
And together spend eternity. [Chorus]

3 There’ll be songs of rejoicing at that glorious meeting,
Over on that bright celestial shore;
As we meet all the loved ones that have gone before us,
And with them shall dwell forevermore. [Chorus]

Source: Songs for Work and Worship #46

Author: William Edie Marks

Born: July 1872, Delaware (probably Wilmington) Died: November 20, 1954, Wilmington, Delaware. Buried: Lombardy Cemetery, Wilmington, Delaware. Marks was ap­par­ent­ly liv­ing in Wilm­ing­ton, Del­a­ware, in 1913. His works in­clude: Cream of Song, with Le­an­der Pick­ett & O. B. Cul­pep­per & (Lou­is­ville, Ken­tucky: Pick­ett Pub­lish­ing Com­pa­ny, 1906) Tears and Tri­umphs No. 4, with Le­an­der Pick­ett & Ben­ja­min Butts (Lou­is­ville, Ken­tucky: Pen­te­cost­al Pub­lish­ing Company, 1910) Noted Hymns, 1927 (ed­it­or) Lyrics-- Christmas Joy Tasting the Joys Trying to Be More like Je­sus We Shall Hear Him Say, "Well Done" Music-- Best Thing I Ev… Go to person page >

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First Line: Long ago many left us for that land of glory
Title: We Shall Meet Again
Author: William Edie Marks
Refrain First Line: We shall meet one another
Copyright: Public Domain



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