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Ring, ring, beautiful bells

Ring, ring, beautiful bells

Author: Elisha A. Hoffman
Tune: [Ring, ring, beautiful bells]
Published in 4 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Ring, ring, beautiful bells,
Pealing far and near,
In the valleys and dells,
Loud and clear;
Summon to the house of God
All whose feet may roam abroad;
Ring, ring, beautiful bells,
Loud and clear.
Ring, ring, ring, ring!
Ring, ring, ring, ring!
Ring, ring, beautiful bells,
Loud and clear.

2 Sing, sing, little ones sing,
On this best of days;
Fill this beautiful place
With God’s praise;
Praise him for his wondrous love,
For all blessings from above,
Sing, sing, little ones sing
To God’s praise.
Sing, sing, sing, sing!
Sing, sing, sing, sing!
Sing, sing, little ones sing
To God’s praise.

3 O ye beautiful birds!
Fill with song the air;
Making melody sweet
Ev’rywhere;
Join us in our grateful lays,
Help us swell the songs of praise,
Making melody sweet,
Ev’rywhere.
Sing, sing, sing, sing!
Sing, sing, sing, sing!
Making melody sweet,
Ev’rywhere.

Source: Triumphant Songs No.2 #10

Author: Elisha A. Hoffman

Elisha Hoffman (1839-1929) after graduating from Union Seminary in Pennsylvania was ordained in 1868. As a minister he was appointed to the circuit in Napoleon, Ohio in 1872. He worked with the Evangelical Association's publishing arm in Cleveland for eleven years. He served in many chapels and churches in Cleveland and in Grafton in the 1880s, among them Bethel Home for Sailors and Seamen, Chestnut Ridge Union Chapel, Grace Congregational Church and Rockport Congregational Church. In his lifetime he wrote more than 2,000 gospel songs including"Leaning on the everlasting arms" (1894). The fifty song books he edited include Pentecostal Hymns No. 1 and The Evergreen, 1873. Mary Louise VanDyke… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Ring, ring, beautiful bells
Author: Elisha A. Hoffman

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Instances

Instances (1 - 4 of 4)
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Excellent Songs for the Church and Sunday School #32

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International Praise #91

Sing, Boys and Girls No.2 #d26

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Triumphant Songs No.2 #10

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