Composer: W. H. Doane
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Composer: W. H. Doane

An industrialist and philanthropist, William H. Doane (b. Preston, CT, 1832; d. South Orange, NJ, 1915), was also a staunch supporter of evangelistic campaigns and a prolific writer of hymn tunes. He was head of a large woodworking machinery plant in Cincinnati and a civic leader in that city. He showed his devotion to the church by supporting the work of the evangelistic team of Dwight L. Moody and Ira D. Sankey and by endowing Moody Bible Institute in Chicago and Denison University in Granville, Ohio. An amateur composer, Doane wrote over twenty-two hundred hymn and gospel song tunes, and he edited over forty songbooks. Bert Polman… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer: W. H. Doane
Meter: 7S, 6S. D.
Incipit: 51111 32176 12322
Copyright: Public Domain


Another year of labor, and labor not in vain

Another year of labor,
And labor not in vain;
For while the seed we've planted,
God gave the promised rain.
His love has been our comfort,
His strength has been our stay,
Hold fast His hand, march onward,
Still trusting day by day.

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