O we greet with joy and song

O we greet with joy and song

Author: Alice Jean Cleator
Tune: [O, we greet with joy and song]
Published in 2 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 O, we greet with joy and song
All the smiling flower-throng,
For in gladness and in joy we stand
In the splendor of the year,
In the dawning bright and clear,
Of the golden Summer land.

Refrain:
O the Summer land!
The beautiful Summer land!
O the Summer land, the glorious Summer land!
There no clouds shall dim the sky
In that happy home on high,
In that heavenly Summer land,
In that heavenly Summer land.

2 O, another land awaits,
Far beyond the sunset gates,
Far beyond the gleaming ocean-strand,
There shall be no grief or gloom,
In that morning land of bloom,
In the heav’nly Summer land. [Refrain]

3 So in helpfulness and praise,
Let us pass life’s golden days,
Till in gladness and in joy we stand
At the portals of the gates,
Where that gleaming city waits,
Of the heav’nly Summer land. [Refrain]

Source: Uplifted Voices: a 20th century hymn book for sunday-schools and devotional meetings #190

Author: Alice Jean Cleator

Alice Jean Cleator, 1871-1926 Born: Cir­ca 1871, An­dre­as, Isle of Man, Eng­land. Died: Cir­ca April 27, 1926, Cleve­land, Ohio. Cleator’s family ev­i­dent­ly em­igrat­ed to Amer­i­ca in the 1870’s. She was liv­ing in Clar­idon, Ohio, in 1880, & Geau­ga Coun­ty, Ohio, in 1900, 1910, & 1920. She taught school in New York Ci­ty, re­tir­ing some time be­fore 1915. --hymntime.com/tch/ Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: O we greet with joy and song
Author: Alice Jean Cleator
Refrain First Line: O the summerland, the beautiful land

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Sunbeams Nos. 1, 2, 3, and 4 Combined #d75

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Uplifted Voices #190

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