The Bells

The bells, the bells, They ring this Easter morning

Author: Irvin H. Mack
Tune: [The bells, the bells]
Published in 1 hymnal

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1 The bells, the bells,
They ring this Easter morning,
The bells, the bells,
To peal a message sweet;
The bells, the bells,
Their tones, the earth adorning,
The bells, the bells,
A risen King to greet.

Refrain:
Hear the ringing and the singing
Of the Easter bells;
List the rhyming of the chiming,
Happy news it swells.
Hallelujah, hallelujah,
Greet the risen King;
The bells, the bells,
The joyous Easter bells.

2 Ring out, ring out,
While earth is filled with wonder,
Ring out, ring out,
Far o’er the mountain height.
Ring out, ring out,
The grave is torn asunder;
Ring out, ring out,
Send forth the Easter light. [Refrain]

3 Ye bells, ye bells,
O tell the Saviour risen;
Ye bells, ye bells,
O tell what angels say;
Ye bells, ye bells,
For broken is the prison;
Ye bells, ye bells,
The Lord arose today. [Refrain]

Source: The Service of Praise #171

Author: Irvin H. Mack

Mack & Lincoln Hall founded the Hall-Mack Company music publishing house (later bought by the Rodeheaver Company). Mack’s works include: Boundless Love (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Hall-Mack Company, 1896) The Service of Praise, with Lincoln Hall et al. (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Hall-Mack Company, 1900) http://www.hymntime.com/tch/bio/m/a/c/mack_ih.htm  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: The bells, the bells, They ring this Easter morning
Title: The Bells
Author: Irvin H. Mack
Refrain First Line: Hear the ringing and the singing
Publication Date: 1900
Copyright: This text in in the public domain in the United States because it was published before 1923.

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