Pilgrim, is thy journey drear

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1 Pilgrim, is thy journey drear?
Are its lights extinct forever?
Still suppress the rising fear,
God forsakes his children never,
Never, no, never, never, no, never.

2 Storms may gather round thy path;
All the ties of life may sever;
Still amid the fears of death;
God forsakes his children never,
Never, no, never, never, no, never.

3 Pain may rack the wasting frame;
Health desert thy couch forever;
Faith still burns with deathless flame.
God forsakes his children never,
Never, no, never, never, no, never.

Source: Light and Life: a collection of new hymns and tunes for sunday schools, prayer meetings, praise meetings and revival meetings #138

Author: Caroline A. B. Southey

Southey, Caroline Ann, née Bowles, daughter of Charles Bowles, of Buckland, near Lymington, was born in 1786; married, in 1839, to Robert Southey, the poet; and died in 1854. Her publications include Solitary Hours, 1826; The Birthday, a Poem, 1836; and some prose works. Her Poetical Works were published in 1867; and her correspondence with Southey in 1882. A few pieces from her works are in common use as hymns:— 1. I weep, but not rebellious tears. For the Aged. Published in her Solitary Hours, 1826; and, again, in her Poetical Works, 1867, p. 285, in 5 stanzas of 6 lines. It is given, in full, in the Baptist Psalms & Hymns, 1858. To the line, "The faithful few made perfect there " (st. v., 1. 5), the fol¬lowing note is appen… Go to person page >

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First Line: Pilgrim, is thy journey drear
Author: Caroline A. B. Southey
Copyright: Public Domain

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