Whispering Angels

Representative Text

1 Weary pilgrim why this sadness?
Why 'mid sorrow's scenes decline?
The trial strange, brings you and gladness;
For all things shall yet be thine!
O yes, all things shall yet be thine!

2 Earth anew, with robe of glory,
Shall rejoice in hill and vale;
And sweetest harpings tell the story
Of the love that could not fail;
O yes, the love that could not fail.

3 Thou shalt range the fields of pleasure,
Where joy's gushing songs arise;
Thou shalt have all thy well-stores treasure,
In the new earth, paradise;
Yes, in the new earth, paradise.

4 Weary pilgrim, leave thy sadness;
To Mount Zion thou art come!
Now swell thy songs of joyful gladness,
And rejoice in thy blest home;
Thine own, and Jesus' heavenly home.

Source: The Seventh-Day Adventist Hymn and Tune Book: for use in divine worship #1151

Author: Emily Clemens Pearson

Emily Catherine Clemons [“Clemens” or “Clemmons”] Pearson (1818-1900) Emily Catherine Clemons was an educator, author, poet, and from 1844 to 1845 a “female laborer” exhorting people to be ready for Christ’s impending return. She later continued her writing career as an abolitionist novelist and advocate for Temperance, missions, Sabbath School, and other reforms. She was noted author of numerous hymns. Michael Campbell (director of Seventh Day Adventist (NAD) archives, statistics and research) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Weary pilgrim, why this sadness
Title: Whispering Angels
Author: Emily Clemens Pearson
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain



AUTUMN (Barthélemon)

This tune is adapted from Barthélemon's piece Durandarte and Belerma: A Pathetic Scotch Ballad (1797). Some editors describe AUTUMN as "adapted from Psalm xlii in the Genevan Psalter, 1551", referring to the similarity between this tune and FREU DICH SEHR.

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Hymns of the "Jubilee Harp" #a447

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Hymns of the Advent #104

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Hymns of the Morning #104

Joyful Voices #d95

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Songs of Pilgrimage #1294

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The Advent Harp; designed for believers in the speedy coming of Christ #346

The Christian Lyre #d466

The Christian Melodist, a Collection of Popular Songs, for Use in Public and Social Meetings ... #d359

The Christian Psalmist #d719

The Christian Psalmist (Numeral ed.) 10th ed., 1st rev. ed. #d407

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The Harp #1079

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The Harp. 2nd ed. #a1079

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The Jubilee Harp #447

The Millennial Harp #d502

The Millennial Harp #d252

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The Seventh-Day Adventist Hymn and Tune Book #1151

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