Come to the land of peace

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Come to the land of peace!
From shadows come away;
Where all the sounds of weeping cease,
And storms no more have sway!

Fear hath no dwelling here;
But pure repose and love
Breathe through the bright, celestial air
The spirit of the dove.

Come to the bright and blest,
Gathered from every land;
For here thy soul shall find its rest,
Amidst the shining band.

In this divine abode
Change leaves no saddening trace;
Come, trusting spirit, to thy God,
Thy holy resting-place!



Source: A Book of Hymns for Public and Private Devotion (15th ed.) #360

Author: Mrs. Hemans

Hemans, Felicia Dorothea, née Browne, was born in Liverpool, Sep. 25, 1793. In 1800, her father having suffered severe losses in business, removed with his family near to Abergele, N. Wales, where he died sometime after. In 1812 she was married to Captain Hemans, who, on retiring from the army sometime after, removed to Bronnylfa, near St. Asaph. Some years after he left his wife and children and proceeded to Italy, where he died. In 1828 Mrs. Hemans removed to Wavertree, near Liverpool, and in 1831 to Dublin, where she died May 16, 1835, and was buried in St. Ann's Church, Dawson Street, in that city. From 1808, when at 15 she published Poems, to 1834, when her Scenes & Hymns of Life appeared, she produced a great number of poems and othe… Go to person page >

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First Line: Come to the land of peace
Author: Mrs. Hemans

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FRANCONIA (König)


ST. THOMAS (Williams)

ST. THOMAS is actually lines 5 through 8 of the sixteen-line tune HOLBORN, composed by Aaron Williams (b. London, England, 1731; d. London, 1776) and published in his Collection (1763, 1765) as a setting for Charles Wesley's text "Soldiers of Christ, Arise" (570). The harmonization is by Lowell Maso…

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EUTAH


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A Book of Hymns for Public and Private Devotion (15th ed.) #360Text
A Book of Hymns for Public and Private Devotion. (10th ed.) #360Page Scan
A Liturgy for the New Church #d14
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African Methodist Episcopal hymn and tune book: adapted to the doctrine and usages of the church. #510Page Scan
Calvary Selection of Spiritual Songs with Music for the Church and the Choir #d170
Christian Science Hymnal #44
Christian Science Hymnal #97Page Scan
Christian Science Hymnal: a selection of spiritual songs #97aPage Scan
Christian Science Hymnal: a selection of spiritual songs #97bPage Scan
Christian Science Hymnal: a selection of spiritual songs #97cPage Scan
Christian Science Hymnal: a selection of spiritual songs #97Page Scan
Church Harmonies: a collection of hymns and tunes for the use of Congregations #476Page Scan
Church music: with selections for the ordinary occasions of public and social worship, from the Psalms and hymns of the Presbyterian Church in the United States of America #389Page Scan
Garnered Gems of Sunday School Song #P182bPage Scan
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Hymnal Adapted to the Doctrines and Usages of the African Methodist Episcopal Church. Revised Edition #510Page Scan
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Hymns for the Christian Church, for the Use of the First Church of Christ in Boston #276Page Scan
Hymns for the Church on Earth: being three hundred and sixty-six hymns and spiritual songs. (For the most part of modern date.) (New Ed.) #314Page Scan
Hymns for the Sanctuary and Social Worship: with tunes #481Page Scan
Plymouth Collection of Hymns and Tunes; for the use of Christian Congregations #339Page Scan
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Song-Hymnal of Praise and Joy, a selection of spiritual songs, old and new #357Page Scan
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Songs for the Sanctuary, or Hymns and Tunes for Christian Worship #462
Songs for the Sanctuary: or hymns and tunes for Christian Worship #462Page Scan
Songs for the Sanctuary: or hymns and tunes for Christian worship #462Page Scan
Songs for the Sanctuary: or hymns and tunes for Christian Worship #462Page Scan
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The African Methodist Episcopal Hymn and Tune Book: adapted to the doctrines and usages of the church (6th ed.) #510Page Scan
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The Christian Hymnal, Hymns with Tunes for the Services of the Church #146Page Scan
The Church Hymnary: a collection of hymns and tunes for public worship #983Page Scan
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The Gospel Hymnal #d107
The Gospel Psalmist #303Page Scan
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The Sabbath Hymn and Tune Book: for the service of song in the house of the Lord #367aPage Scan
The Sabbath Hymn Book. Baptist ed. #d165



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