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Mother knows

Nobody knows of the work it makes

Author: H. C. Dodge
Tune: [Nobody knows of the work it makes]
Published in 12 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 Nobody knows of the work it makes
To keep the home together,
Nobody knows of the steps it takes,
Nobody knows but mother;
Nobody listens to the childish woes,
Which kisses only smother,
Nobody’s pain’d by the mighty blow,
Nobody,—only mother.

2 Nobody knows of the sleepless care
Bestowed on baby brother,
Nobody knows of the tender pray’r,
Nobody knows but mother;
Nobody knows of the lessons taught,
Of loving one another;
Nobody knows of the patience sought,
Nobody,—only mother.

3 Nobody knows of the anxious fears,
Lest darlings may not weather,
Storms of this life in the coming years,
Nobody knows but mother;
Nobody knows of the tears that start,
The grief she gladly smother,
Nobody knows of the breaking heart,
Nobody,—only mother.

4 Nobody clings to the wayward child,
Tho’ scorn’d by ev’ry other,
Leads it so gently from pathways wild,
Nobody can but mother;
Nobody knows of the hourly pray’r,
For him, our erring brother,
Pride of hear heart, once so pure and fair,
Nobody,—only mother.

Source: The King of Glory #206

Author: H. C. Dodge

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Text Information

First Line: Nobody knows of the work it makes
Title: Mother knows
Author: H. C. Dodge

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 12 of 12)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
A Junior Hymnal with Song Stories and Worship Programs #d58
Bright Blossoms of Song #d70
Calvary's Praises #32Page Scan
Christian Gospel Hymns: for church, Sunday school, and evangelistic meetings: contains the cream of all the old songs, and the very best of all the new #95Page Scan
Kindly Light #d87
The Broadman Hymnal #d277
The King of Glory #206TextAudioPage Scan
The Revival No. 3: Suitable for All Kinds of Religious Meetings #156Page Scan
The Sunday School's Delight #d41
White Ribbon Vibrations. 5th ed. #d43
White Wings: for the use of churches, Sunday schools, Y.P.S.C.E., and all kinds of religious services #138Page Scan
Wonder Hymns of Faith #d137



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