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O'ershadowed are the skies

O'ershadowed are the skies

Author: Elsie Duncan Yale
Tune: [Overshadowed are the skies]
Published in 4 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 O’ershadowed are the skies,
The earth in slumber lies,
The garden glade is wrapped in gloom;
We haste with eager feet,
We bring our spices sweet,
To Him who lies in sealed tomb.

Seek not the living with the dead;
Lo! He is risen, as he said;
Vainly ye bear Him spices sweet;
Haste with rejoicing now your Lord to greet!

2 O’ershadowed are the skies,
We seek with weeping eyes
The place where lies our Saviour slain;
And from each sadden’d heart
All joys fore’er depart
For hope of endless life is vain! [Refrain]

3 O’ershadowed are the skies,
No dawn for us shall rise,
And light of life fore’er hath fled;
The Lord of light and love,
Who came from realms above,
The Saviour of the world lies dead. [Refrain]

Source: Give Thanks and Sing: for use in all religious meetings #25

Author: Elsie Duncan Yale

Born: Oc­to­ber 21, 1873, Brook­lyn, New York. Died: Jan­u­a­ry 30, 1956, San Ber­nar­di­no Coun­ty, Cal­i­for­nia. Pseudonym: Grace Gor­don. Elsie’s fa­ther was New York Shipp­ing Com­miss­ion­er Charles C. Dun­can. --www.hymntime.com… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: O'ershadowed are the skies
Author: Elsie Duncan Yale
Refrain First Line: Seek not the living with the dead



Instances (1 - 4 of 4)

Give Thanks and Sing, for Religious Meetings #d75

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Give Thanks and Sing #25

Give Thanks and Sing; for Religious Meetings #d125

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Ideal Sunday School Hymns #221

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