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Silently, silently, Ope and close the school-room door

Silently, silently, Ope and close the school-room door

Published in 7 hymnals

Representative Text

1 Silently, silently
Ope and close the school-room door;
Carefully, carefully
Walk upon the floor,
Let us, let us strive to be
From disorder ever free,
Happily, happily
Passing time away.

2 Cheerfully, cheerfully
Let us in our work engage;
With a zeal, with a zeal
Far beyond our age!
And if we should chance to find
Lessons that perplex the mind,
Persevere! persevere!
Never borrow fear.

3 Now we sing, now we sing
Gaily as the birds of spring;
As they hop, as hop
On the high tree top.
Let us be as prompt as they
In our work or in our play;
Happily, happily
Passing time away.

Source: Linden Harp: a rare collection of popular melodies adapted to sacred and moral songs, original and selected. Illustrated. Also a manual of... #123b

Text Information

First Line: Silently, silently, Ope and close the school-room door
Copyright: Public Domain

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Instances

Instances (1 - 7 of 7)

Linden Harp #d132

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Linden Harp #123b

School Recreations #d91

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The American School Hymn Book #CXXII

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The American School Hymn Book. (New ed.) #CXXII

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The Extra Hymn Book #68

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The Sweet Singer #12

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