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Some Happy Day

Some day when life and all its cares are over

Author: Lyman F. Jackson
Tune: [Some day when life and all its cares are over]
Published in 2 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Some day when life and all its cares are o’er;
And we are safe upon a brighter shore,
We’ll know what mercy had conceal’d before,
Some day, some happy day.

Refrain:
Some day,
Some day,
Some happy day,
We’ll know the secret of it by and by,
Some happy day.

2 Some day; nor ask we now the reason why
Our hopes, so bright, seem’d only born to die,
We’ll know the secret of it by and by,—
Some day, some happy day. [Refrain]

3 Some day the clouds that hover o’er our way
Will lift, and, in the realms of endless day,
We’ll learn how full of gracious show’rs were they,
Some day, some happy day. [Refrain]

4 Some day we’ll see the loved ones face to face
And not be pain’d to note the vacant place,
We’ll learn the wonders of sustaining grace,
Some day, some happy day. [Refrain]

Source: The Chorus of Praise: for use in Sunday Schools, Young People's Meetings, Revivals, Prayer Meetings, and All the Social Services of the Church #16

Author: Lyman F. Jackson

Early 20th Century Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Some day when life and all its cares are over
Title: Some Happy Day
Author: Lyman F. Jackson
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Some day, some day, some happy day
Copyright: Public Domain

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The Chorus of Praise #16

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