Come ye yourselves apart and rest awhileAuthor: Edward H. Bickersteth
Published in 26 hymnals
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1 Come ye yourselves apart and rest awhile,
Weary, I know it, of the press and throng,
Wipe from your brow the sweat and dust of toil,
And in my quiet strength again be strong.
2 Come, tell Me all that ye have said and done,
Your victories and failures, hopes and fears,
I know how hardly souls are wooed and won:
My choicest wreaths are always wet with tears.
3 Come ye, and rest: the journey is too great,
And ye will faint beside the way and sink:
The bread of life is here for you to eat,
And here for you the wine of love to drink.
4 Then, fresh from converse with your Lord, return
And work till daylight softens into even;
The brief hours are not lost in which ye learn
More of your Master and His rest in heaven.
Source: Concordia: a collection of hymns and spiritual songs #34
Come ye yourselves apart and rest awhile, Weary, I know it, &c. Bp. E. H. Bickersteth. [Ordination.] First printed in a small collection of the author's original hymns under the title of Songs in the House of Pilgrimage, n.d. ; and also included, unaltered, in the author's Hymnal Companion, 1876.
--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)
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|The Cyber Hymnal #1144||Come Ye Yourselves Apart||Come ye yourselves apart and rest awhile||LANGRAN||Edward H. Bickersteth, Jr.||10.10.10.10||<cite>Songs in the House of Pilgrimage</cite>, 1872|