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Ye joyous ones, upon whose brow

Ye joyous ones, upon whose brow

Author: R. H. Waterston
Published in 12 hymnals

Full Text

Ye joyous ones! upon whose brow
The light of youth is shed,
O’er whose glad path life’s early flowers
In glowing beauty spread;
Forget not Him whose love hath poured
Around that golden light,
And tinged those opening buds of hope
With hues so softly bright.

Thou tempted one! just entering
Upon enchanted ground,
Ten thousand snares are spread for thee,
Ten thousand foes surround:
A dark and a deceitful band,
Upon thy path they lower;
Trust not thine own unaided strength
To save thee from their power.

Thou whose yet bright and joyous eye
May soon be dimmed with tears,
To whom the hours of bitterness
Must come in coming years;
Teach early thy confiding eye
To pierce the cloudy screen,
To look above the storms of life,
Eternally serene.

Source: A Book of Hymns for Public and Private Devotion (15th ed.) #446

Author: R. H. Waterston

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First Line: Ye joyous ones, upon whose brow
Author: R. H. Waterston



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A Book of Hymns for Public and Private Devotion (15th ed.) #446Text
A Book of Hymns for Public and Private Devotion. (10th ed.) #446Page Scan
Grammar School Hymn Book #d303
Hymn, Tune, and Service Book for Sunday Schools #66Page Scan
Hymns for Children and Young Persons #d507
Hymns for Public Worship #530Page Scan
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Hymns of the Spirit #552Page Scan
The Christian Hymn Book: a compilation of psalms, hymns and spiritual songs, original and selected (Rev. and enl.) #1215Page Scan
The Gospel Psalmist #834Page Scan
The School Hymn-Book: for normal, high, and grammar schools #172Page Scan