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The winter is over and gone, The thrush whistles sweet on the spray

The winter is over and gone, The thrush whistles sweet on the spray

Author: Thomas Haweis
Published in 56 hymnals

Representative Text

1 The winter is over and gone,
The thrush whistles sweet on the spray;
The dove echoes forth her soft moan,
The lark mounts and warbles away.
Shall every creature around
Their voices in concert unite,
And we, his dear children, be found,
In praises to take less delight?

Source: Linden Harp: a rare collection of popular melodies adapted to sacred and moral songs, original and selected. Illustrated. Also a manual of... #122a

Author: Thomas Haweis

Thomas Haweis (b. Redruth, Cornwall, England, 1734; d. Bath, England, 1820) Initially apprenticed to a surgeon and pharmacist, Haweis decided to study for the ministry at Oxford and was ordained in the Church of England in 1757. He served as curate of St. Mary Magdalen Church, Oxford, but was removed by the bishop from that position because of his Methodist leanings. He also was an assistant to Martin Madan at Locke Hospital, London. In 1764 he became rector of All Saints Church in Aldwinkle, Northamptonshire, and later served as administrator at Trevecca College, Wales, a school founded by the Countess of Huntingdon, whom Haweis served as chaplain. After completing advanced studies at Cambridge, he published a Bible commentary and a volume… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: The winter is over and gone, The thrush whistles sweet on the spray
Author: Thomas Haweis
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 56 of 56)
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A Collection of Hymns, for the use of the United Brethren in Christ #467

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A Selection of Sacred Songs #118

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A Selection of Sacred Songs. 2nd ed. #118

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Carmina Sacra #232a

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Christian Hymns for Public and Private Worship #742

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Christian Hymns #279

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Church Choral-Book #492

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Church Chorals and Choir Studies #189

Church Melodies, a Collection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs #d1007

Church Music, a Collection of Hymn Tunes. #d168

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Church Psalmody #H694

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Church Psalmody #694

Family Singing Book. Rev ed. with Supplement #d274

Glad Tidings #d86

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Hymn Book for Christian Worship #694

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Hymn Book for Christian Worship. 8th ed. #a694

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Hymns for Public Worship #564

Hymns for the Vestry and the Fireside #d297

Linden Harp #d145

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Linden Harp #122a

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Manual of Christian Psalmody #694

Melodies of the Church #d965

National Hymns #d129

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Pilgrim Songs #169

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Plymouth Collection #a654

Prayers for the Use of Families with a Selection of Hymns #d130

Sabbath School Choir #d34

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Songs for Social and Public Worship #992

Songs for Social and Public Worship. Rev. ed. #d414

Songs for the School Room #d124

Sunday School Singing Book #d32

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The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book #654

The Boston One-Line Psalmist #d167

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The Choir #285a

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The Choir #288

The Choral #d214

The College Hymn and Tune Book #d116

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The Congregational Hymn Book #977

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The Lyrica #483

The Message Bird #d82

The Modern Harp #d260

The New Village Harmony #d112

The Ohio Harmonist #d67

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The Psalmody #947

The Psaltery #d270

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The Sacred Harp or Eclectic Harmony #154

The Singer's Choice #d181

The Social Harp #d299

The Social Harp. Rev. #d359

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The Sunday School Singing Book #83

The Tabernacle #d317

The Thanksgiving #d226

The Vestry Hymn Book #d452

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The Vestry Singing Book #204

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