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O watch, you well by daylight

O watch, you well by daylight

Author: Samuel Lover
Tune: [O wach you well by daylight]
Published in 3 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Oh, watch you well by daylight!
By daylight you may fear;
But keep no watch in darkness,
The angels then are near.
For Heav’n the sense bestoweth
Our waking life to keep;
But tender mercy showeth
To guard us in our sleep.

Refrain:
Oh, watch you well by daylight!
By daylight you may fear;
But keep no watch in darkness,
The angels then are near.

2 Oh, watch you well in pleasure!
For pleasure oft betrays;
But keep no watch on sorrow,
When joy withdraws its rays;
For in the hour of sorrow,
As in the darkness drear,
To Heaven trust the morrow,
For angels then are near. [Refrain]

3 Oh, watch you well when fortune
Sits smiling at your door;
When wealth and influence, mighty,
Are growing more and more;
Be firm, and do not falter,
Be true to God and man,
And Heaven will reward you,
As nothing else e’er can. [Refrain]


Source: The Cyber Hymnal #10355

Author: Samuel Lover

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Text Information

First Line: O watch, you well by daylight
Author: Samuel Lover
Refrain First Line: O, watch you well by daylight
Copyright: Public Domain

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Media

The Cyber Hymnal #10355
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)

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The Cyber Hymnal #10355

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