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O ye young, ye gay, ye proud

O ye young, ye gay, ye proud

Tune: [O ye young, ye gay, ye proud]
Published in 19 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Oh, ye young, ye gay, ye proud,
You must die and wear a shroud;
Time will rob you of your bloom,
Death will drag you to the tomb.

Refrain:
Then you’ll cry and want to be
Happy in Eternity,
Eternity, Eternity,
Happy in Eternity.

2 Will you go to heav’n or hell?
One you must, and there to dwell.
Christ will come and quickly, too;
I must meet Him, so must you. [Refrain]

3 The white throne will soon appear,
All the world must then draw near;
Sinners will be driven down,
Saints will wear the starry crown. [Refrain]

Source: Crowning Day No. 4 #221

Text Information

First Line: O ye young, ye gay, ye proud
Refrain First Line: Happy in eternity

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 19 of 19)

A Collection of Hymns and Sacred Songs. 19th ed. #d348

A Collection of Hymns for Public and Private Devotion #d198

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A Collection of Hymns #117

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A Collection of Spiritual Hymns #570

A Prayer Meeting and Revival Hymn Book . 27th ed. #d365

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Crowning Day No. 4 #221

General Baptist Hymn Book #d371

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Gospel Songs and Hymns No. 1 #19

Hymns for the Use of the Brethren in Christ #d376

Revival Hymns #d120

Revival Hymns. 8th ed. #d16

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Revival Songs #65

Revival Songs. 4th ed. #d201

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The Camp-Meeting Chorister #274

The Chapel Hymn Book #d301

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The Chorus #8

The Church Hymn Book #d747

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The Saint's Harp #246

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