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We are looking away from the vale of time

We are looking away from the vale of time

Author: Fanny J. Crosby
Tune: [We are looking away from the vale of time]
Published in 5 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 We are looking away from the vale of time,
Beyond the sea, the rolling sea,
Where the beautiful hills of a purer clime
Are blooming for you and for me.

Press onward, press onward
To meet our Saviour there;
Press onward, press onward,
A robe and crown to wear.

2 We are passing away like the spring-time flowers
And birds that sing on airy wing;
But we dream of the splendor of radiant bowers
Where music forever shall ring. [Refrain]

3 We are floating away like the clouds of gold
That softly rest on evening’s breast;
But the portals of joy we shall soon behold,
And dwell with the happy and blest. [Refrain]

4 We are gliding away where the morning light
Shall break and rise o’er cloudless skies,
While its glories shall banish the shades of night,
And fill us with joyful surprise. [Refrain]

Source: Melodious Sonnets #26

Author: Fanny J. Crosby

Pseudonymns: A.V., Mrs. A. E. Andrews, Mrs. E. A. Andrews, Mrs. E. L. Andrews, James L. Black, Henrietta E. Blair, Charles Bruce, Robert Bruce, Leah Carlton, Eleanor Craddock, Lyman G. Cuyler, D.H.W., Ella Dare, Ellen Dare, Mrs. Ellen Douglass, Lizzie Edwards. Miss Grace Elliot, Grace J. Frances, Victoria Frances, Jennie Garnett, Frank Gould, H. D. K., Frances Hope, Annie L. James, Martha J. Lankton [Langton], Grace Lindsey, Maud Marion, Sallie Martin, Wilson Meade, Alice Monteith, Martha C. Oliver, Mrs. N. D. Plume, Kate Smiley, Sallie Smith, J. L. Sterling, John Sterling, Julia Sterling, Ida Scott Taylor, Mary R. Tilden, Hope Tryaway, Grace Tureman, Carrie M. Wilson, W.H.D. Frances Jane Crosby, the daughter of John and Mercy Crosby, w… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: We are looking away from the vale of time
Author: Fanny J. Crosby
Refrain First Line: Press onward



Instances (1 - 5 of 5)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Bright Melodies: for the Sunday school and young people's societies embracing praise hymns, work songs, invitation songs, primary songs, etc., etc. #167Page Scan
Living Hymns: for use in the Sabbath School, Christian Endeavor Meetings, the church & home #167Page Scan
Melodious Sonnets #26TextAudioPage Scan
Temple Trio: comprising "On Joyful Wing", "Melodious Sonnets" and "Precious Hymns" #208Page Scan
The Royal Fountain No.4: sacred songs and hymns for use in Sabbath-school or prayer meeting #91Page Scan
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