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While sinks our land to realms of night

While sinks our land to realms of night

Author: Janet S. Pattinson
Tune: CROSS AND CROWN (Houseley)
Published in 7 hymnals

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Representative Text

1. While sinks our land to realms of night,
And twilight skies grow dim,
We raise again our joyful hearts
Our parting evening hymn.

2. We bless Thee for the warm, rich glow
Of this our hallowed day,
And for the love that year by year
Shines o’er our onward way.

3. And now, O Father, from on high
List to our evening prayer,
Shed o’er our hearts a blissful calm,
And keep us in Thy care.

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #7663

Author: Janet S. Pattinson

Pattinson, Janet Steel, was born at Paisley, Scotland, but as a child removed to Bradford, Yorks, where she is now (1906) engaged in educational work. She published in 1899 Far-Ben, or Poems in Many Moods. Her hymns, mostly written for Sunday School Anniversaries and other occasions connected with College Chapel (Congregational), Bradford, include:— 1. Come to me, 0 my Saviour. [Fellowship with Jesus.] Written 1884, first published in The Teacher at Work, 1886; in the Sunday School Hymnary, 1905. 2. Hosanna! rang the song of old. [Children's Voices.] In C. Bonner's Garland of S. S. Music, 1882; ed. 1886, No. 26. 3. While sinks our land to realms of night. [Sunday Evening.] Written and printed for the S. S. Anniversary of 1891; in Bo… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: While sinks our land to realms of night
Author: Janet S. Pattinson
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain



The Cyber Hymnal #7663
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Instances (1 - 2 of 2)

AGO Founders Hymnal #25


The Cyber Hymnal #7663

Include 5 pre-1979 instances
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