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True Wisdom

The world is rich in human lore

Author: Salathial C. Kirk
Tune: PARK STREET
Published in 1 hymnal

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 The world is rich in human lore,
And wise is he who early trains
His mind its riches to explore,
And gather in its golden grains.

2 But wiser he that early seeks
That wisdom whereof we are told
Its merchandise more worth bespeaks
Than merchandise of purest gold.

3 Her price not rubies can command;
All else is dross compared with her;
The length of days is in her hand
And all the honor they confer.

4 O, seek her young! With steadfastness
Cling to her as thy years increase;
For hers are ways of pleasantness,
And all her paths are paths of peace

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #10991

Author: Salathial C. Kirk

Born: Circa 1847, Near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Died: Circa 1917, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Kirk’s works include: Musings Along the Way --www.hymntime.com/tch  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: The world is rich in human lore
Title: True Wisdom
Author: Salathial C. Kirk
Meter: 8.8.8.8
Source: Musings Along the Way (Philadelphia: A. H. Sickler & Company, 1900)
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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The Cyber Hymnal #10991
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  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)

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