Nigh and Day

When I run about all day

Author: Mary Mapes Dodge
Tune: [When I run about all day] (Earle)
Published in 11 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 When I run about all day,
When I kneel at night to pray,
God sees, God sees.

2 When I’m dreaming in the dark,
When I lie awake and hark,
God sees, God sees.

3 Need I ever know a fear?
Night and day my Father’s near:
God sees, God sees.

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #10652

Author: Mary Mapes Dodge

Mary Mapes Dodge is the often referred to as the "leader in juvenile literature" (Clarke, 1059), for she helped create and perpetuate the most widely circulated and read children's magazine during a time when American printing technology greatly improved and enabled the mass production of magazines and books. Dodge was born on January 26, 1831 in New York City. She grew up in a prominent family with two sisters. Her "own reminiscences were of 'a devoted father and mother and a happy childhood, a remarkably happy childhood, watched over with loving care'" (Gannon 3). Beginning in her early childhood, Dodge and her sisters were educated by a tutor in their home. Their father introduced them to a large variety of literature from the Bible to S… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: When I run about all day
Title: Nigh and Day
Author: Mary Mapes Dodge
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain



The Cyber Hymnal #10652
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The Cyber Hymnal #10652

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