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While the dew of morning

While the dew of morning

Author: Nina J. Orr
Tune: [While the dews of morning]
Published in 3 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 While the dews of morning,
Verdant fields adorning,
E’er the glorious sunlight,
Dries the dewy leaves;
Thus with hearts of gladness,
Leaving care and sadness,
Hasten now the reapers
Gathering in the sheaves.

Refrain:
Gathering in the sheaves,
Gathering in the sheaves,
See the busy reapers
Gathering in the sheaves.

2 While the day is going,
Love for God is flowing,
Like the summer lovely,
Grandest beauty weaves;
Songs of praise resounding,
Busy workers bounding,
Hastening in the harvest,
Gathering in the sheaves. [Refrain]

3 If the day is dreary,
And the feet grow weary
Then the earnest laborers,
Greatest joy receive;
He that sows in sorrow,
Joyful reaps tomorrow,
With the holy angels
Gathering in the sheaves. [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #7949

Author: Nina J. Orr

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Text Information

First Line: While the dew of morning
Author: Nina J. Orr
Refrain First Line: Gathering in the sheaves

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Media

The Cyber Hymnal #7949
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)

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The Cyber Hymnal #7949

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