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The Morn in Beauty Breaks

The morn in beauty breaks

Translator: John Brownlie
Published in 2 hymnals

Full Text

The morn in beauty breaks,
The world to life awakes,
Up, soul of mine and sing;
And let the day begun,
In hours of service run,
And joy to duty bring.

The darkness fades away,
Light ushers in the day,--
Let there be light for me!
That round my path no cloud
Dark folding may enshroud,
Me in perplexity.

To Father and to Son,
To Spirit, Three in One,
Eternal praise be given:
Sung by the saints above,
In songs of fervent love,
Up in the choirs of heaven.

Hymns of the Holy Eastern Church, 1902

Translator: John Brownlie

Brownlie, John, was born at Glasgow, Aug. 6, 1859, and was educated at Glasgow University, and at the Free Church College in the same city. In 1884 he was licensed by the Presbytery of Glasgow; in 1885 he became Assistant Minister of the Free Church, Portpatrick, and on the death of the Senior Minister in 1890 he entered upon the full charge of the Church there. He has interested himself in educational matters, became a Member of the local School Board in 1888, a governor of Stranraer High School in 1897, and Chairman of the governors in 1901. His hymnological works are:— 1. The Hymns and Hymnwriters of the [Scottish] Church Hymnary, 1899. This is a biographical, historical, and critical companion to that hymnal, and is well done and… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: The morn in beauty breaks
Title: The Morn in Beauty Breaks
Translator: John Brownlie
Language: English