Smile Praises, O Sky!

Smile praises, O sky, soft breathe them, O air

Author: Elizabeth R. Charles
Tune: [Smile praises, O sky]
Published in 12 hymnals

Representative Text

1 Smile praises, O sky!
Soft breathe them, O air!
Below and on high,
And everywhere;
The black troop of storms
has scatter'd and fled,
The Lord hath arisen,
The Lord hath arisen,
Unharm'd from the dead.

2 Sweep tides of rich music
The new world along,
And pour in full measure
Sweet lyres, your song,
Sing, sing, for He liveth,
He lives, as He said;
The Lord hath arisen,
The Lord hath arisen
Unharmed from the dead.

3 Clap, clap your hands, mountains;
Ye valleys, resound;
Leap, leap for joy, fountains;
Ye hills, catch the sound:
All-triumph! He liveth,
He lives, as He said;
The Lord hath arisen,
The Lord hath arisen,
Unharmed from the dead.


Source: Voices of Praise: for school and church and home #371

Author: Elizabeth R. Charles

Charles, Elizabeth, née Rundle, is the author of numerous and very popular works intended to popularize the history of early Christian life in Great Britain; of Luther and his times; of Wesley and his work; the struggles of English civil wars; and kindred subjects as embodied in the Chronicles of the Schönherg-Cotta Family, the Diary of Kitty Trevelyan, &c, was born at Tavistock, Devonshire, Her father was John Rundle, M.P., and her husband, Andrew Paton Charles, Barrister-at-Law. Mrs. Charles has made some valuable contributions to hymnology, including original hymns and translations from the Latin and German. These were given in her:— (1) The Voice of Christian Life in Song; or, Hymns and Hymn-writers of Many Lands and Ages, 1858; (2… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Smile praises, O sky, soft breathe them, O air
Title: Smile Praises, O Sky!
Author: Elizabeth R. Charles
Language: English
Refrain First Line: The Lord has arisen
Copyright: Public Domain



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Voices of Praise #371

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