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One By One

One by one are autumn leaves

Author: E. T. Rinehart
Tune: [One by one are autumn leaves]
Published in 6 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 One by one are autumn leaves
Borne away on wintry breeze;
Thus we pass from earth away,
This life is fleeting as a day.

One by one, one by one,
One by one we pass away,
This life is fleeting as a day,
This life is fleeting as a day.

2 One by one the stars of night
Disappear with morning light;
Thus the feeble, earthly ray
Is lost in blaze of endless day. [Chorus]

3 One by one are voices hushed,
Earthly joys and hopes are crushed;
Both the timid and the brave
Are laid within the silent grave. [Chorus]

4 One by one our friends pass o’er
To the bright and peaceful shore;
And they join in glad surprise
The glorious anthem of the skies. [Chorus]

Source: Gospel Praise Book.: a collection of choice gems of sacred song suitable for church service, gospel praise meetings, and family devotions. (Complete ed.) #100

Author: E. T. Rinehart

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Text Information

First Line: One by one are autumn leaves
Title: One By One
Author: E. T. Rinehart
Refrain First Line: One by one, one by one
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 6 of 6)

Christian Work-songs #d144

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Gleanings of sacred song #246

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Gospel Praise Book. #100

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Gospel Praise Book #100

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Sunday School Anthem and Chorus Book #115

Wreath of Praise #d81

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