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The tranquil hours steal by on drowsy wings

The tranquil hours steal by on drowsy wings

Author: Mrs. J. C. Yule
Tune: [The tranquil hours steal by]
Published in 8 hymnals

Representative Text

1. The tranquil hours steal by
On drowsy wings and slow,
And over all the peaceful sky
The stars of evening glow.

2. No gath'ring clouds I see,
I hear no rising blast,
I fold my tired hands restfully,
As though all storms were past.

3. Yet whether so or not,
O Lord, thou knowest best,
This night let ev'ry anxious thought
And trembling fear have rest.

4 This night I will lie down
In peace beneath thine eye;
Nor heed what ills unseen may frown,
Since thou art ever nigh.

5 I will lie down to sleep,
From every terror free;
Nor wake to tremble or to weep,
Secure, O Lord, in thee!



Source: The Welcome Voice: a collection of gospel hymns and songs #17

Author: Mrs. J. C. Yule

Pamelia S. Yule (nee Vining), married to James Colton Yule LOC Name Authority File Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: The tranquil hours steal by on drowsy wings
Author: Mrs. J. C. Yule
Copyright: Public Domain

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 8 of 8)
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Hymns of Blessing for the Living Church #339

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Life and Service Hymns #339

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Living Hymns #406

Our Sabbath Home Praise Book #d144

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Songs of the New Life with Songs of Redeeming Love Combined #R129

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The Royal Fountain No.3 #69

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The Royal Fountain No.3 #108b[118]

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The Welcome Voice #17

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