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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)

O Savior, ere we part

O Savior, ere we part

Author: Adelaide Anne Procter
Published in 5 hymnals

Representative Text

O Saviour, ere we part,
Thy blessing we implore;
O guard us, shield us, be our stay,
This night and evermore.

Source: Methodist Hymn and Tune Book: official hymn book of the Methodist Church #663

Author: Adelaide Anne Procter

Not to be confused with Adelaide A. Pollard. Adelaide Anne Proctor was born in London, in 1825. Her father, Brian W. Proctor, is well known by his literary nom de guerre of Barry Cornwall. In 1853, Miss Proctor became a contributor to Dickens' "Household Words." Her reputation as a poet was secured by the publication of her first volume of "Legends and Lyrics," in 1858. A second volume was added in 1860. She also published other compositions in poetry and prose. She died in 1864. She was a member of the Roman Catholic Church. --Annotations of the Hymnal, Charles Hutchins, M.A. 1872.… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: O Savior, ere we part
Author: Adelaide Anne Procter
Publication Date: 1919
Copyright: This text in in the public domain in the United States because it was published before 1923.

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Instances

Instances (1 - 5 of 5)

Church Hymnal, Third Edition #46

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Methodist Hymn and Tune Book #663

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The Baptist Church Hymnal #C168

The Book of Common Praise #811C

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The Hymnal of Praise #477

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