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Little rosebuds

Pretty little rosebuds glistening with the dew

Author: P. Duncan
Tune: [Pretty little rosebuds]
Published in 5 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Pretty little rosebuds,
Glist’ning with the dew,
‘Mong the green leaves nestling,
In your dress so new;
From your hiding-places,
Peeping sweet and shy,
In your em’rald bower,
Safe from harm you lie.

Refrain:
Pretty rosebuds,
What more fair than you?
Lovely rosebuds,
Beautiful, pure and true;
What sweet tho’ts you give me
As your charms expand,
Living for the Master,
Fashioned by His hand.

2 Dainty little rosebuds,
Bursting into flow’r,
Gath’ring richer beauty
From the passing show’r,
Reaching out your petals,
Gladd’ning ev’ry eye,
Greeting with your fragrance
Ev’ry passerby. [Refrain]

3 Lovely little rosebuds,
May we be like you,
Living for the Master,
Faithful, pure and true;
Of your wealth and beauty,
Richly you bestow,
Ev’ry day a blessing,
As you heav’nward grow. [Refrain]

Source: The King of Kings: a choice collection of gospel songs, standard hymns, choruses, children's songs, solos, duets, and quartets together with responsive readings for use in evangelistic meetings... #122

Author: P. Duncan

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Text Information

First Line: Pretty little rosebuds glistening with the dew
Title: Little rosebuds
Author: P. Duncan
Refrain First Line: Pretty rosebuds what more fair than you
Copyright: Public Domain

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 5 of 5)

Carmina Sacra #d163

Enduring Hymns #d169

Gospel Bells #d169

Popular Hymns No. 3 #d168

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The King of Kings #122

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