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The song of peace and good will

The world was hushed in a dreamless sleep

Author: Lavinia E. Brauff
Tune: [The world was hushed in a dreamless sleep]
Published in 1 hymnal

Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 The world was hushed in a dreamless sleep,
When Jesus came to earth;
And shepherds guarding their wand’ring sheep,
Heard of the Saviour’s birth.

Refrain:
The song of peace and goodwill to men,
Rang out in notes sublime,
This same sweet song which the angels sang,
We sing at Christmas time.
The song of peace and goodwill to men,
Rang out in notes sublime,
This same sweet song which the angels sang,
We sing at Christmas time.

2 A flood of glory lit up the sky,
And brightly led the way,
To Christ who came from God’s throne on high,
And slumbered on the hay. [Refrain]

3 The golden dawn of each Christmas morn,
For-tells of endless joy,
In Jesus Christ who for us was born,
Whose praise our tongues employ. [Refrain]

Source: Hymns We Love, for Sunday Schools and All Devotional Meetings #206

Author: Lavinia E. Brauff

Lavinia E. Brauff was born in Pittsburgh 12 October, 1851. She was blind from infnacy. She was educated at the School for the Blind in Philadelphia. Her first hymn was published in 1894 to the music of H. P. Danks. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company, 1916) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: The world was hushed in a dreamless sleep
Title: The song of peace and good will
Author: Lavinia E. Brauff



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