The Isle of Somewhere

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1 Oh, the beautiful isle of somewhere,
That beyond our vision lies;
The hand of the artist hath sketched it
In crimson and purple dyes.
Oh, the beautiful isle of somewhere,
Shall we reach it, you and I,
And back in the radiant sunlight
Of the glorious by and by?

2 Oh, the sweet, tranquil isle of somewhere,
There the storm-tossed bark finds rest;
Within the blest harbor its anchored,
No more the wild waves to breast.
Oh, the sweet, tranquil isle of somewhere,
Shall we reach it, you and I,
And back in the radiant sunlight
Of the glorious by and by?

3 Oh, the dear, peaceful isle of somewhere,
Near it flows the stream of life;
Its hills and its vales hath ceased clanging
With rumblings of war and strife.
Oh, the dear, peaceful isle of somewhere,
Shall we reach it, you and I,
And back in the radiant sunlight
Of the glorious by and by?

4 Oh, the bright, gleaming isle of somewhere,
That fair land of lands the best;
'Tis there that the wicked cease troubling,
And weary ones are at rest.
Oh, the bright gleaming isle of somewhere,
Shall we reach it, you and I,
And back in the radiant sunlight
Of the glorious by and by? [Chorus]

Source: Light in the Valley: a new work of great merit for the Sunday school, revivals, Christian Endeavor, Epworth League, young people's society, and all forward movement along the line of battle... #105

Author: Emma A. Tiffany

Almost certainly one of Fanny Crosby's many aliases. Go to person page >

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First Line: O the beautiful isle of somewhere
Title: The Isle of Somewhere
Author: Emma A. Tiffany
Copyright: Public Domain

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