Nodding in the Meadows

They're nodding in the meadow grass

Author: Lizzie DeArmond
Tune: [They're nodding in the meadow grass]
Published in 2 hymnals

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Representative Text

1 They’re nodding in the meadow grass,
The blossoms, bright and gay,
With cheerful faces lighted up,
To greet this happy day.

Chorus:
Blooming, blooming, thro’ the shining summer hours;
Trusting, trusting God who makes the fragrant flow’rs.

2 Where perfume breezes float along,
They swing their tiny bells;
Each flower, in its own sweet way,
Of God, the Father, tells. [Chorus]

3 Thro’ all the golden summertime,
There’s beauty ev’rywhere;
Come, happy children, praise the Lord,
Who makes the world so fair. [Chorus]


Source: Sunday School Voices, No.2 #185

Author: Lizzie DeArmond

Lizzie De Armond was a prolific writer of children's hymns, recitations and exercises. When she was twelve years old her first poem was published in the Germantown, Pa. Telegraph, however, it was not until she was a widow with eight children to support that she started writing in earnest. She wrote articles, librettos, nature stories and other works, as well as hymns. 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: They're nodding in the meadow grass
Title: Nodding in the Meadows
Author: Lizzie DeArmond
Refrain First Line: Blooming, blooming, through the shining summer hours
Publication Date: 1912
Copyright: This text in in the public domain in the United States because it was published before 1923.

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Sunday School Voices, No.2 #185

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