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Who shall behold the glorious day

Who shall behold the glorious day

Author: Thomas Moore
Published in 6 hymnals

Representative Text

Who shall behold the glorious day,
When, throned on Zion’s brow,
The Lord shall rend the veil away
Which hides the nations now!
When earth no more beneath the fear
Of His rebuke shall lie;
When pain shall cease, and every tear
Be wiped from every eye.

Then shall the world no longer mourn
Beneath oppression’s chain;
The days of splendor shall return,
And all be new again.
The fount of life shall then be quaffed
In peace by all who come,
And every wind that blows shall waft
Some long-lost exile home.

Source: A Book of Hymns for Public and Private Devotion (15th ed.) #175

Author: Thomas Moore

Thomas Moore United Kingdom 1779-1852. Born at Dublin, Ireland, the son of a grocer, he showed an early interest in music and acting. He was educated at a private school and Trinity College, Dublin. He read at the Middle Temple for the Bar. Moore did not profess religious piety. His translations of ‘Anacreon’ (celebrating wine, women, and song) were published in 1800, with a dedication to the Prince of Wales. He also wrote a comic opera, “the gypsy prince”, staged that year. In 1801 he published a collection of his own verse, “Poetical works of the late Thomas Little Esq”. A Catholic patriot, he defended the Church of Ireland, especially in later politics. In 1803 he held a post under the Government in Bermuda as regis… Go to person page >

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First Line: Who shall behold the glorious day
Author: Thomas Moore
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 6 of 6)

A Book of Hymns for Public and Private Devotion (15th ed.) #175

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A Book of Hymns for Public and Private Devotion. (10th ed.) #175

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Hymn Book for Christian Worship #294

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Hymn Book for Christian Worship. 8th ed. #a294

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Hymns for Public Worship #368

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The Gospel Psalmist #257

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