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The birds sing in the forest

The birds sing in the forest

Tune: [The birds sing in the forest]
Published in 2 hymnals

Representative Text

1 The birds sing in the forest,
The leafy branches wave;
The spring-tide brooks are flowing,
And all the woodlands lave;
The mad-cap wind is frolic,
And sports with moss and spray;
And each the heart when kindness
Makes glad the live-long day.

2 The clouds come darkly over,
The sun withdraws his face,
And gloom and coldness gather
Upon each cheerful place;
The night falls drear and heavy,--
No cheer of star-lit ray;
And such the heart when harshness
Makes sad the live-long day.

Source: The Morning Stars Sang Together: a book of religious songs for Sunday schools and the home circle #38

Text Information

First Line: The birds sing in the forest
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 2 of 2)
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The Morning Stars Sang Together #38

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Unity Services and Songs #63

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