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What though my joys and comfort die?
The Lord my savior liveth.
What though the darkness gather round?
Songs in the night he giveth.

(My Life Flows On In Endless Song)

A character

O happiest he, whose riper years retain

Author: James T. Fields
Published in 1 hymnal

Author: James T. Fields

Fields, James Thomas, born in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, Dec. 31, 1816; was for some years a partner in the Boston publishing firm of Ticknor and Fields, and also the editor of the Atlantic Monthly from 1862 to 1870. From the 1854 edition of his Poems, Putnam has given 13 pieces in his Singers and Songs, &c, 1874, p. 437, one of which, "Thou Who hast called our being here "(Child's Hymn), has come into common use. He died April 24, 1881. --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)… Go to person page >

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First Line: O happiest he, whose riper years retain
Title: A character
Author: James T. Fields

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Singers and Songs of the Liberal Faith #463

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