Little Girls and Little Boys

The little ones, tho' very young

Author: Harriet E. Jones (1895)
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1. The little ones, tho’ very young,
May learn the story precious;
And evermore may stand among
The friends who worship Jesus.

Then, little girls and little boys,
Come in for loving greeting;
O come and share our Sabbath joys,
The Bible truths repeating.

2. The little ones may sunshine bring
To many hearts aweary;
Like little birds upon the wing
Light up the pathways dreary. [Refrain]

3. The little ones may please the Lord
By using best endeavor,
To win their mates by deed and word
To love and serve Him ever. [Refrain]

Author: Harriet E. Jones

Harriet E. Rice Jones, 1823-1915 Born: Ap­ril 18, 1823, Pom­pey Hol­low, Onon­da­ga Coun­ty, New York. Died: 1915, Bing­ham­ton, New York. Buried: Oran Com­mun­i­ty Church Cem­e­te­ry, Pom­pey, Onon­da­ga Coun­ty, New York. Daughter of El­e­a­zer Rice, Jones lived in Onon­da­ga Coun­ty, New York. Her girl­hood was spent on a farm, re­ceiv­ing what ed­u­ca­tion the count­ry schools and one term at high school could pro­vide. She was al­ways fond of read­ing, and was a great sing­er, with a clear ring­ing voice. On Ju­ly 7, 1844, she mar­ried a son of Rev. Ze­nas Jones; her hus­band died in 1879. Her song writ­ing ca­reer b­egan when her po­e­try came to the at­ten­tion of Dr. M. J. Mun­… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: The little ones, tho' very young
Title: Little Girls and Little Boys
Author: Harriet E. Jones (1895)
Meter: D
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Then, little girls and little boys
Copyright: Public Domain


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