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What though my joys and comfort die?
The Lord my savior liveth.
What though the darkness gather round?
Songs in the night he giveth.

(My Life Flows On In Endless Song)

Sweeter to Jesus when on earth

Sweeter to Jesus when on earth

Author: Harriet M. Kimball
Tune: SYMPATHY (Basford)
Published in 8 hymnals

Author: Harriet M. Kimball

Kimball, Harriet McEwan, a native and resident of Portsmouth, Newhaven, is the author of Hymns, Boston, 1866; Swallow Flights of Song, 1874, &c. Her hymns include:— 1. At times on Tabor's height. Faith and Joy 2. Dear Lord, to Thee alone. Lent. 3. It is an easy thing to say. Humble Service. 4. We have no tears Thou wilt not dry. Affliction. Appeared in the Poets of Portsmouth, 1864, and the Unitarian Hymns of the Spirit, 1864, and others. In Miss Kimball's Hymns, 1866, this hymn begins with stanza iii. of "Jesus the Ladder of my faith." Several of Miss Kimball's poems were included in Baynes's Illustrated Book of Sacred Poems, 1867. [Rev. F. M. Bird, M.A.] --John Julian, Diction… Go to person page >

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First Line: Sweeter to Jesus when on earth
Author: Harriet M. Kimball

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Schools Lyrics #d198

Song-Flowers #d118

The American Hymnal #d544

The Book of Praise #d715

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The Pilgrim Hymnal #178

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The Pilgrim Hymnal #240

The Public School Hymnal, for the Use of High Schools and Seminaries. New and enl. ed. #d222

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The Public School Hymnal #136

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