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 22 hymnals

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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 >

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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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A Collection of Hymn Tunes from the most modern and approved authors #XLVII

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Public, Parlour, and Cottage Hymns. A New Selection #I.74

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