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We hail thee, glorious summer

We hail thee, glorious summer

Author: Alice Jean Cleator
Tune: [We hail thee glorious summer]
Published in 2 hymnals

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Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1. We hail thee, glorious summer,
We welcome thee today,
With all thy flowery legions
And all thy songbirds gay.
The happy rills to meet thee
With merry laughter run;
While woodland banners greet thee,
Beneath a smiling sun.

Refrain
We hail thee, joyous summer!
We welcome thee today!
With all thy flowery legion,
And all thy songbirds gay.

2. We hail thy smile of gladness
O Summer fair and sweet;
O let us lay all sadness
And sighing at thy feet.
The woodland ways are ringing
With many a merry lay;
Oh let us join in singing
With nature’s choir today. [Refrain]

3. O Summer, thou hast brought us
A message sweet and fair;
O Summer, thou hast taught us
Of Heaven’s brooding care.
Thy gleaming skies of glory
Watch o’er the world in love;
They tell a glad, sweet story
Of summer lands above. [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #5788

Author: Alice Jean Cleator

Alice Jean Cleator, 1871-1926 Born: Cir­ca 1871, An­dre­as, Isle of Man, Eng­land. Died: Cir­ca April 27, 1926, Cleve­land, Ohio. Cleator’s family ev­i­dent­ly em­igrat­ed to Amer­i­ca in the 1870’s. She was liv­ing in Clar­idon, Ohio, in 1880, & Geau­ga Coun­ty, Ohio, in 1900, 1910, & 1920. She taught school in New York Ci­ty, re­tir­ing some time be­fore 1915. --hymntime.com/tch/ Go to person page >

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First Line: We hail thee, glorious summer
Author: Alice Jean Cleator
Refrain First Line: We hail thee joyous summer

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The Cyber Hymnal #5788
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The Cyber Hymnal #5788

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