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What though my joys and comfort die?
The Lord my savior liveth.
What though the darkness gather round?
Songs in the night he giveth.

(My Life Flows On In Endless Song)

It is good to be here

With thee, precious Lord, I would stay

Author: Charles J. Butler
Published in 4 hymnals

Author: Charles J. Butler

Charles J Butler USA 1860- Butler, a Methodist, speaks of a voyage he took from his home, Camden, NJ, as a bachelor, to Britain around 1894, stating he roamed around the British Isles for 14 months through Scotland, Ireland, Britain, and Paris, dealing with ship stewards, street urchins, and visiting famous sights. He wrote about his trip in 1901. He later resided in Philadephia and was a salesman and musician. He wrote “Heart Melodies #3” with Charles Bentley (1897). He is possibly the listed secretary of the YMCA in Philadelphia in 1920. John Perry  Go to person page >

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First Line: With thee, precious Lord, I would stay
Title: It is good to be here
Author: Charles J. Butler

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Faith Hymns (New ed.) #238

Songs from Bethany #d36

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Songs of the New Life with Songs of Redeeming Love Combined #78

Songs of Victory #d265

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