Memories of Galilee

Each cooing dove and sighing bough

Author: Robert Morris
Tune: [Each cooing dove and sighing bough]
Published in 127 hymnals

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1 Each cooing dove and sighing bough,
That makes the eve so blest to me,
Has something far diviner now;
It bears me back to Galilee.

O Galilee, sweet Galilee,
Where Jesus loved so much to be;
O Galilee, blue Galilee,
Come, sing thy song again to me.

2 Each flowery glen and mossy dell,
Where happy birds in song agree,
Through sunny morn the praises tell
Of sights and sounds in Galilee. [Refrain]

3 And when I read the thrilling love
Of him who walked upon the sea,
I long, O how I long once more
To follow him in Galilee. [Refrain]

Source: The Christian Sunday School Hymnal: a compilation of choice hymns and tunes for Sunday schools #104

Author: Robert Morris

Morris, Robert, LL.D., born Aug. 31, 1818, is a member of the Presbyterian Church, and an extensive writer on Freemasonry. In 1868 he visited the Holy Land on behalf of the Freemasons of America, the outcome of which was his work, Freemasonry in the Holy Land. He is the author of some 300 poetical pieces. One of these, "Each gentle dove and sighing bough" (Evening), is in H. R. Palmer's Songs of Love for the Bible School, 1874, Sankey's Sacred Songs and Solos, 1881, &c.. --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)  Go to person page >

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First Line: Each cooing dove and sighing bough
Title: Memories of Galilee
Author: Robert Morris
Refrain First Line: O Galilee, sweet [blue] Galilee, where Jesus loved so much



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