Many voices seem to say

Many voices seem to say

Tune: WILMOT (Weber)
Published in 35 hymnals

Representative Text

1 Many voices seem to say,
Hither, children here's the way;
haste along, and nothing fear
Every pleasant thing is here!

2 Yes--but whither would you lead?
It is happiness indeed?
Or a little shining show,
Leading down to death and wo?

3 We were made for better things;
High as heaven our nature springs;
Like the lark that upward flies,
We were made to seek the skies.

4 We were made to love and fear
That great God who placed us here;
Made to study and fulfil
All his good and holy will.

5 We were made to work awhile,
Cheerful at our work to smile;
Thinking as we labour thus,
Of the heaven prepared for us.

Source: Juvenile Choir: for the use of Sabbath Schools, Bible Classes and the social circle #21

Text Information

First Line: Many voices seem to say
Copyright: Public Domain

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 35 of 35)

Glad Tidings #d53

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Hymns additional to the Hymns in the Prayer Book #257

Hymns for Schools and Families #d303

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Hymns for Sunday Schools, Youth and Children #211

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Hymns for Sunday Schools, Youth, and Children #211

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Juvenile Choir #21

Liturgy and Hymns for Sunday Schools #d98

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One Hundred Progressive Hymns #30

Oriola #d147

Oriola #d147

Portsmouth Sunday School Hymn Book #d98

Sunday School Hymn Book #d95

Sunday School Hymn Book #d260

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Sunday-School Hymns #219

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The American Baptist Sabbath-School Hymn-Book #425

The Baptist Sabbath School Hymn Book #d251

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The Camp-Meeting Chorister #306

The Canadian Warbler #d93

The Christian Psalmist #d426

The Church Hymn Book #d317

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The Extra Hymn Book #50

The Little Hymn Book #d46

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The Presbyterian Juvenile Psalmodist #173

The Sabbath Chimes #d168

The Sabbath School Hymn Book #d167

The Sabbath School Lyre #d96

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The Sabbath School Lyre #171

The Sunday School Child's Hymn Book. Rev. #d25

The Sunday School Choir and Superintendent's Assistant #d79

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The Sunday-School Music Book #53

Union Hymns. Rev. #d237

Union Hymns. Rev. #d240

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