Remember him, the only one

Remember him, the only one

Author: Emma Lazarus
Published in 5 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
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1 Remember Him, the only One,
Now, ere the years flow by—
Now, while the smile is on thy lip,
The light within thine eye.

2 Now, ere for thee the sun has lost
Its glory and its light,
And earth rejoice thee not with flowers,
Nor with its stars the night.

3 Now, while thou lovest earth, because
She is so wondrous fair
With daisies and with primroses,
And sunlit, waving air.

4 And not because her bosom holds
Thy dearest and thy best,
And some day will thyself infold
In calm and peaceful rest.

5 Now, while thou lovest violets,
Because mid grass they wave,
And not because they bloom upon
Some early shapen grave.

6 Now, while thou lovest trembling stars,
But just because they shine,
And not because they’re nearer one
Who never can be thine.

7 Now, while thou lovest music’s strains,
Because they cheer thy heart,
And not because from aching eyes
They make the tear drops start.

8 Now, while thou lovest all on earth,
And deemest all will last,
Before thy hope has vanished quite
And every joy has passed.

9 Remember Him, the only One,
Before the days draw nigh
When thou shalt have no joy in them,
And praying, yearn to die.

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #13826

Author: Emma Lazarus

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First Line: Remember him, the only one
Author: Emma Lazarus
Copyright: Public Domain

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The Cyber Hymnal #13826
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The Cyber Hymnal #13826

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