So here hath been dawning

So here hath been dawning

Author: Thomas Carlyle
Published in 9 hymnals

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1 So here hath been dawning
Another blue day:
Think, wilt thou let it
Slip useless away?
Out of eternity
This new day is born;
Into eternity,
At night, will return.

2 Behold it aforetime
No eye ever did:
So soon it forever
From all eyes is hid.
Here hath been dawning
Another blue day:
Think, wilt thou let it
Slip useless away?

Amen.

Source: The Hymnal #451

Author: Thomas Carlyle

Thomas Carlyle (4 December 1795 – 5 February 1881) was a Scottish satirical writer, essayist, historian and teacher during the Victorian era. He called economics "the dismal science", wrote articles for the Edinburgh Encyclopedia, and became a controversial social commentator. Coming from a strict Calvinist family, Carlyle was expected to become a preacher by his parents, but while at the University of Edinburgh he lost his Christian faith. Calvinist values, however, remained with him throughout his life. His combination of a religious temperament with loss of faith in traditional Christianity, made Carlyle's work appealing to many Victorians who were grappling with scientific and political changes that threatened the traditional socia… Go to person page >

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First Line: So here hath been dawning
Author: Thomas Carlyle

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Jubilate Deo, a Book of Hymns and Tunes for Young and Old #d272
Songs of praise : enlarged edition #34
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The Hymnal #451Text
The Hymnal for Young People #d216
The Sabbath School Hymnal #d124
The Sabbath School Hymnal, a collection of songs, services and responses for Jewish Sabbath schools, and homes 4th rev. ed. #116Page Scan
Worship and Song #d220
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