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The nameless fold

O Shepherd of the namelss fold

Author: Mary A. Lathbury
Tune: LANDÅS
Published in 5 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, MusicXML
Audio files: MIDI

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1. O Shepherd of the nameless fold,
The blessèd Church to be,
Our hearts with love and longing turn
To find their rest in Thee;
Thy kingdom come, its heav’nly walls
Unseen around us rise,
And deep in loving human hearts
Its broad foundations rise.

2. O holy kingdom, happy fold,
The blessèd Church to be,
Our hearts in love and worship turn
To find themselves in thee!
Thy bounds are known to God alone,
For they are set above;
The length, the breadth, the height are one,
And measured by His love.

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #5313

Author: Mary A. Lathbury

Lathbury, Mary Ann, was born in Manchester, Ontario County, New York, Aug. 10, 1841. Miss Lathbury writes somewhat extensively for the American religious periodical press, and is well and favourably known (see the Century Magazine, Jan., 1885, p. 342). Of her hymns which have come into common use we have:— 1. Break Thou the bread of life. Communion with God. A "Study Song" for the Chautauqua Literary and Scientific Circle, written in the summer of 1880. It is in Horder's (Eng.) Congregational Hymns, 1884. 2. Day is dying in the west. Evening. "Written at the request of the Rev. John H. Vincent, D.D., in the summer of 1880. It was a "Vesper Song," and has been frequently used in the responsive services of the Chautauqua Literary and Sc… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: O Shepherd of the namelss fold
Title: The nameless fold
Author: Mary A. Lathbury

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The Cyber Hymnal #5313
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  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)



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