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In Golden Summertime

The face of earth is smiling

Author: Jennie Wilson
Tune: [The face of earth is smiling]
Published in 1 hymnal

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 The face of earth is smiling,
The bells of gladness chime,
For life is full of beauty
In golden summertime.

In golden summertime,
In golden summertime,
To sounds of June your voice attune,
In golden summertime,
In golden summertime,
In golden summertime,
To sounds of June your voice attune
In summertime.

2 The singing birds are gaily
Now flitting to and fro,
Their notes bright summer’s presence
Proclaim where’er they go. [Refrain]

3 The welcome fruits and flowers,
Which summer’s sweet days bring,
Fulfill in rich profusion
The promises of spring. [Refrain]

4 While sunny hours their bounty
Of joy and cheer impart,
Let God’s unfailing goodness
Bring summer to each heart. [Refrain]

Source: Exalted Praise: a twentieth century collection of sacred hymns for the church, Sunday school, and devotional meetings #182

Author: Jennie Wilson

Wilson, Jennie Bain. (d. 3 September 1913). Obituaries available in the DNAH Archives.… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: The face of earth is smiling
Title: In Golden Summertime
Author: Jennie Wilson
Refrain First Line: In golden summertime
Copyright: Public Domain


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Exalted Praise #182

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