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The voice of my beloved sounds While o'er the mountain top he bounds

The voice of my beloved sounds While o'er the mountain top he bounds

Author: Charles Wesley
Published in 21 hymnals

Full Text

The voice of my beloved sounds,
While o’er the mountain-tops he bounds,
He flies exulting o’er the hills,
And all my soul with transport fills!
Gently doth he chide my stay
“Rise, my love, and come away.”
The scattered clouds are fled at last,
The rain is gone, the winter past,
The lovely vernal flowers appear,
The warbling quire enchant our ear:
Now with sweetly pensive moan,
Coos the turtle-dove alone.

Source: Songs of Zion: being a small collection of tunes, principally original; with appropriate lines, adapted to divine worship #49

Author: Charles Wesley

Charles Wesley, M.A. was the great hymn-writer of the Wesley family, perhaps, taking quantity and quality into consideration, the great hymn-writer of all ages. Charles Wesley was the youngest son and 18th child of Samuel and Susanna Wesley, and was born at Epworth Rectory, Dec. 18, 1707. In 1716 he went to Westminster School, being provided with a home and board by his elder brother Samuel, then usher at the school, until 1721, when he was elected King's Scholar, and as such received his board and education free. In 1726 Charles Wesley was elected to a Westminster studentship at Christ Church, Oxford, where he took his degree in 1729, and became a college tutor. In the early part of the same year his religious impressions were much deepene… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: The voice of my beloved sounds While o'er the mountain top he bounds
Author: Charles Wesley
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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Instances

Instances (1 - 21 of 21)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
A Collection of Hymn Tunes from the most modern and approved authors #XLVIITextPage Scan
A Collection of Hymns for the Use of the Methodist Episcopal Church: principally from the collection of Rev. John Wesley, M. A., late fellow of Lincoln College, Oxford; with... (Rev. & corr.) #238Page Scan
A Collection of Hymns for the Use of the Methodist Episcopal Church: Principally from the Collection of the Rev. John Wesley. M. A. #238Page Scan
A Collection of Hymns: for the use of the Methodist Episcopal Church, principally from the collection of the Rev. John Wesley, A. M., late fellow of Lincoln College..(Rev. and corr. with a supplement) #238Page Scan
A Pocket hymn book, designed as a constant companion for the pious: collected from various authors #CXLIITextPage Scan
A Pocket Hymn Book: designed as a constant companion for the pious, collected from various authors (9th ed.) #CXLIIPage Scan
A Pocket Hymn-book: designed as a constant companion for the pious, collected from various authors (18th ed.) #142Page Scan
A Pocket Hymn-Book: designed as a constant companion for the pious: collected from various authors. (21st ed.) #CXLIIPage Scan
A Selection of Psalms and Hymns: done under the appointment of the Philadelphian Association (4th ed.) #A47Page Scan
Harmonia Sacra: a Compilation of Psalm and Hymn Tunes [from the most celebrated European masters] #36Page Scan
Original and Select Hymns, and Sacred Pindoric Odes., few of which have ever been published (1st. ed.) #59Page Scan
Public, Parlour, and Cottage Hymns. A New Selection #I.74Page Scan
Select Melodies; Comprising the Best Hymns and Spiritual Songs in Common Use, and not generally found in standard church hymn-books: as also a number of original pieces, and translations from...German #358Page Scan
Songs of Zion: being a small collection of tunes, principally original; with appropriate lines, adapted to divine worship #49TextPage Scan
The American Vocalist: a selection of tunes, anthems, sentences, and hymns, old and new: designed for the church, the vestry, or the parlor; adapted to every variety of metre in common use. (Rev. ed.) #184bPage Scan
The Christian's Harp: containing a choice selection of psalm and hymn tunes, suited to the various metres now in use among the different religious denominations..(Corrected, enlarged and much improved #145Page Scan
The Lord's Songs: a collection of composures in metre, such as have been most used in the late glorious revivals; Dr. Watts' psalms and hymns excepted #LXVIIIPage Scan
The Methodist Harmonist, containing a collection of tunes from the best authors, embracing every variety of metre, and adapted to the worship of the Methodist Episcopal Church. New ed. #202.238Page Scan
The Methodist Harmonist, containing a collection of tunes from the best authors, embracing every variety of metre, and adapted to the worship of the Methodist Episcopal Church. New ed. #320.238Page Scan
The Methodist Pocket Hymn-book, revised and improved: designed as a constant companion for the pious, of all denominations (30th ed.) #CLVIPage Scan
The Sacred Harp or Eclectic Harmony: a collection of church music, consisting of a great variety of psalm and hymn tunes, anthems, sacred songs and chants...(New ed., Rev. and Corr.) #102Page Scan



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